CP comment on Blair

In response to Tony Blair’s statement on Brexit and the Labour Party today (January 4, 2018), CPB General Secretary Robert Griffiths said:

Jeremy Corbyn should take no advice from a discredited charlatan whose contempt for public opinion is exceeded only by his contempt for honest and truthful government. Instead of a Tory Brexit, we need a Labour Brexit – not a betrayal of 17.4 million Leave voters. Tony Blair’s fanatical support for the anti-democratic, pro-big business EU is the last thing Labour needs if it wants to keep millions of working class electors and win millions more from UKIP and the Tories at the next General Election.

COMMUNISTS CONDEMN BREXIT PHASE ONE DEAL

The Communist Party of Britain has condemned the Brexit Phase One agreement between the British government and the EU Commission announced today (December 8).

‘This pro-big business, minority Tory regime is loyally carrying out the instructions of its EU Business Advisory Council to tie Britain to the EU single market for the foreseeable future, while paying through the nose for that dubious privilege’, CPB general secretary Robert Griffiths declared.

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COMMUNISTS CONDEMN ‘STEADY AS THE ECONOMY SINKS’ BUDGET

The Communist Party has condemned what it calls Chancellor Philip Hammond’s ‘steady as the economy sinks’ Autumn Budget.

CP general secretary Robert Griffiths said it reflected Tory priorities to ‘fill the boots of private enterprise with public money’ and shore up big business profits.

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‘RED ROBBO – A GIANT OF THE LABOUR MOVEMENT’

Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths delivered this eulogy at the funeral of Derek Robinson in Stourbridge, West Midlands, today (November 22):

“What drove workers in their hundreds and thousands – many with family and financial responsibilities – to down tools and leave their benches, desks and assembly lines? Not once, but reputedly 523 times.

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NOTHING NEW ABOUT CAPITALIST ‘FAKE NEWS’ SAY COMMUNISTS

‘There is nothing new about “fake” news – the capitalist media monopolies have been pumping it out for more than a century’, Steve Johnson told the Communist Party’s political committee on Wednesday evening (November 15).

He cited the infamous example of the ‘Zinoviev Letter’ in 1924, when the Daily Mail and British press reported that the head of the Communist International had sent instructions to Britain’s Communists to engage in violent subversion.

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COMMUNISTS WARN AGAINST NEOLIBERAL OPTIONS

‘Big business and the Tory Cabinet may be divided over Britain’s future relationship with the EU – but neither camp offers a way forward that would benefit the workers and peoples of Britain’, Robert Griffiths told the Communist Party’s political committee on Thursday.

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COMMUNISTS – ‘MASS ACTION CAN DRIVE OUT TORIES’

Britain’s Communists have urged full support for the People’s Assembly events in Manchester this week to protest against the Tory Party conference.

Meeting in the city at the weekend, the Communist Party executive committee said that workers and their families had had enough of cuts, low pay and privatisation.

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PUT WORKERS BEFORE ‘FREE MARKETS’, SAY COMMUNISTS

‘Britain’s trade unions must prove their worth to millions of young workers who are in low paid and insecure employment or the future is bleak’, Communist Party trade union organiser Andy Bain declared at the conclusion of the TUC annual conference on Wednesday.

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LEFT-WING ANTI-EU CAMPAIGN SLAMS ELECTORAL COMMISSION PENALTY

Lexit: the Left Leave campaign has attacked as ‘petty, vindictive and disproportionate’ an Electoral Commission decision to fine the anti-EU campaign organisation £500 for late delivery of a financial return following last year’s EU referendum.

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