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CP EXECUTIVE: Assembly could be vehicle for broad, popular, democractic anti-monopoly struggle

 

Read here the Political Report to the Executive Committee last weekend by CP Chair Bill Greenshields:

Firstly the achievement of the organisers of the People’s Assembly on June 22nd should be acknowledged, and they should be congratulated. To bring together the range of trade union leaders, community activists, anti-austerity and privatisation campaigners, Left organisations and individuals that together led to 4000 participants was a major achievement.  It provided a good starting point for further developments, and the Party will be determined to play its part.

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Build an alternative strategy to maximise and mobilise opposition to ConDem pension plans

Last weekend the Executive Committee of the CP met to discuss, amongst other things,  the growing disunity amongst trade unions in their response to the ConDem governments cuts to public sector pension schemes. CP General Secretary, Robert Griffiths introduced the political report: "The struggle to defend public sector pensions has reached a critical point.

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