Midlands Communists

Shropshire Morning Star Readers and Supporters Group

MS 16.08.18
On Thursday 16th August the Shropshire Morning Star Readers and Supporters Group summer social was a great success.

Labour Party and Communist Party members and trade unionists ensured that the Morning Star fighting fund receives £225.00 from our local supporters group. Thank you so much for your Solidarity and generosity for the ONLY daily paper of the left.


Birmingham & District Plus Branch Meetings 2018/2019

Birmingham CPB

Branch Meeting on the first Monday of the Month: Political Discussion,Planning, Organising, Events and Social. 7pm - 8.30pm.

City Centre venue

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2018-19:

September 3rd     Congress Discussion

October 1st       Congress Discussion  

November 5th

December 3rd

January 7th

February 4th

March 4th

Midlands Events

August/September

AUGUST

Jeremy Corbyn is visiting particular constituencies in the West Midlands as part of his ongoing campaign to visit local supporters.  .

  • Walsall North: Monday 13th Aug, 1:30pm, The Beeches Club, Beeches Road, Leamore, Walsall, WS3 1HB

https://events.labour.org.uk/event/254269

  • Stoke South: Tuesday 14th Aug, 3pm, Broadway Methodist Church, Pickford Place, Meir, Stoke On Trent, ST3 7DX

https://events.labour.org.uk/event/254271

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18 Aug 11:00 - 18:00

Warwickshire Pride: The Pump Room Gardens, Leamington Spa CV32 4AA

25 Aug 12:00 - 5:00

Walsall Pride 2018 Gallery Square outside the new art gallery
 

SEPTEMBER

1 Sept 13:00–17:00

Worcester - Stand Up to Racism, Say No to EDL

The English Defence League will be returning to Worcester & holding a national demo on September 1st. They will be joined by various other far right groups. A number of counter protests are planned. Transport may be available locally – see here for details: https://www.facebook.com/events/2060943027490987/

22 Sept 13:00

Herefordshire Pride (Secret location in City Centre)

22 Sept 12:00

Worcestershire Pride   Cathedral Square · Worcester

29 Sept  11:00–15:00

TUC Demo at Tory party conference .Victoria Square, Birmingham. CPB stall – need volunteers from 9am.

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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