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Final Mayoral report: 2017

debate lineupNow it's all over, what can be said? Basically, we fought an intense and positive campaign, widely admired and respected across the parties, the media, and politically conscious parts of the electorate - and we gained a respectable result right across the West Midlands, after gaining a huge humber of sympathetic contacts. Arguably, the real work now begins!

VOTES:

At just short of 6,000 first preference votes, or 1.2% of valid votes cast, the Communist take across the 28 constituencies in seven boroughs in the West Midlands Mayoral contest was three to four times the rate recorded by our Party's contests in the 2015 general election and almost five times the total national take then of 1,229. As so many of you have told us, in these circumstances, it was a REAL achievement and inspiring stuff. Many thanks to our superb candidate, Graham Stevenson, for spearheading the whole thing.

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BLOCK THE RULING CLASS OFFENSIVE AND WIN A LEFT-LED GOVERNMENT

Congress Resolution Public Cover sm"Communist parties across the world play a unique role in demonstrating that capitalism, because of its commitment to marketisation and profit, cannot provide lasting reforms and that a socialist alternative is the only solution to capitalist crisis. The Communist Party can play this unique role in Britain and its programme Britain's Road to Socialism is a key tool in support of this. It is the role of the Communist Party to give the working class and its allies a vision of an alternative society, a socialist society, by taking into account our own country's history and conditions."

The full report of the Main Resolution of the Communist Party of Britain's 54th Congress, 19-20 November 2016 is now available on issuu.

Palestine: why it remains essential to campaign for a two state solution

The establishment of a Palestinian State living in peace alongside Israel represents the solution long agreed by the international community to resolve one of the world’s oldest conflicts and most long-standing historical injustices.

 President Donald Trump has now expressed his disagreement. So where does that leave this demand?

 It is important to set out the existing arguments in favour of the ‘two state’ position.

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working class and proud

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The Morning Star presents... "working class and proud... Out of the bosses' EU". Wear with pride, showing your support for Britain's only daily newspaper of the working class and at the same time sending a message that out means out!

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Let's stay in...

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A humourous swipe at those who believe the European Union can be changed from within! Wear your own "Let's stay in... & change it from inside" t-shirt and graphically display why such a claim is doomed to failure.

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