Communists urge Labour solution to social crisis

Britain's deepening social crisis confirms the urgent need to replace Theresa May's minority regime with a left-led Labour government, Communist Party general secretary Robert Griffiths declared at the weekend.

Reporting to his party's Executive Committee, he slammed Dame Judith Hackitt's review of building regulations in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster and the Tory response. She had stopped short of calling for a ban on combustible cladding, while Housing and Communities secretary James Brokenshire had promised a 'consultation' on the Hackitt report followed by unspecified legislation.

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JOHN ELLISON - Kill the Housing Bill on Sunday March 13

Soaring homelessness, spiralling rents and home ownership beyond the reach of all but a few – this is Britain’s housing situation today. And it’s all down to governments selling off what was never theirs to sell – our precious council housing stock writes John Ellison in the Morning Star.

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HOUSING: Communists add their voice to campaign for increased funding, building and renovating of affordable housing

The ideological attack on the social rented sector started by the Thatcher Government’s Right to Buy has been intensified and Britain's house building programme has ground to a standstill. This week Parliament received the largest lobby on housing for many years. Here CP members outline a case for change and publish CP Congress resolutions on the housing issue.

There is an important housing meeting in this Saturday [19/2] with issues discussed and practical campaigning in a Peoples' Charter conference and workshop.

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Join the Housing Emergency protest at attacks on tenancies, rents and benefits: 12.30pm Wednesday 15th December opposite Downing St, Whitehall SW1 - see leaflet. With tenants including National Tenant Council members, trade unions, councillors and MPs plus disability, housing,and other campaigners - bring placards and cardboard 'homes'.

CP SHEFFIELD HOUSING ACTIVISTS: Cameron's 'social mobility' will lead to social instability

Sheffield communists are urging building workers, tenants and those who work in public and private housing to unite and get involved in the Defend Council Housing Campaign. You can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the campaign or visit to contact your existing local group.

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