Britain

CP calls for left alternative to Brexit "shambles"

'The Tory government is a divided shambles over Brexit and would be finished off by a large, solid group of left-wing MPs', Liz Payne told the Communist Party's political committee on Wednesday evening.

She was reporting after a visit to the Westminster parliament, where she had taken Palestine Peace and Solidarity Council chair Aqel Taqaz to witness Prime Minister's question time.

Together with World Peace Council executive member Navid Shomali, they had watched as Tory MPs attacked their government and each other after the SNP parliamentary group had walked out in support of their ejected leader.

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The EU Withdrawal Bill - questions and answers

What is the EU Withdrawal Bill?

The Withdrawal Bill aims to repeal the 1972 European Communities Act and thus implement the decision of the June 2016 referendum for Britain to leave the EU. Therefore, it upholds the sovereignty of the people, while ending the sovereignty of EU treaties, directives and institutions over the Westminster parliament.

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Press statement from the Communist Party’s further and higher education advisory, on the recent UCU congress

Communist Party members who were delegates at the 2018 UCU Congress consider that developments at the Congress place the future of the union at risk.

We recognise that legitimate concerns have been raised about the conduct of the leadership in the current USS dispute and wider issues of union democracy. Congress is the forum to debate these issues, including holding elected officials to account.

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