EU & popular sovereignty

Communists demand early general election and March 29 EU exit

'Recent events in the House of Commons confirm that Britain is in a deep political crisis', Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths declared on Wednesday evening (January 16).

He was speaking at the party's Political Committee following parliamentary votes against the Tory government's EU Withdrawal Agreement and the Labour Opposition's motion of 'no confidence' in the government.

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Communists say: Oppose bogus Brexit - On to the general election!

While Conservative MPs were voting for and against their party leader, Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths said, 'Now as never before, with all the confusing talk of a "soft" or "hard" or "no deal" Brexit, it is critical to focus on the issues that resulted in a majority to leave the EU, in the biggest democratic exercise in Britain's history.

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Britain's Communists call for general election and Labour-led Brexit

Communist Party General Secretary Robert Griffiths issued the following statement today (January 15) after MPs voted by 432 to 202 against the Tory government's Withdrawal Agreement negotiated with the EU:

Today's Commons debate and vote indicate that many MPs have no intention of allowing any kind of Brexit, not even the bogus Brexit on offer from the Tory Cabinet and the EU.

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The EU - 'Reform and remain'?

Jeremy Corbyn told some uncomfortable truths to Europe's social-democratic parties in Lisbon last Friday.

He urged the congress of the Party of European Socialists to 'work together to help build a real social Europe, a people's Europe, a Europe that will strengthen solidarity across borders, resist the race to the bottom in rights and protections and work together to extend them for all workers, consumers and our environment'.

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