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Statement from London District Committee Communist Party of Britain

London District Communist Party has called for former Labour MPs who have resigned to join the so called Independent Group to resign their seats and stand in a by-election. Noting that three of the MPs Joan Ryan, Chuka Ummuna, and Mike Gapes represent London constituencies Steve Johnson Secretary of London CPB pointed out that all were elected on a left-wing anti-austerity Labour manifesto which included a commitment to accept the EU referendum result.

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Comrade SAM WATTS - an inspiration to us all

Sam Watts, whose life will be celebrated in Liverpool tonight, experienced more than his fair share of hard knocks but became a fearless and articulate advocate for workmates and community.

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Harry Pollitt commemoration

A commemorative evening of discussion and reflection and to celebrate the contribution of Harry Pollitt will be held in Droylsden on Monday 24 November. For more information.

Pollitt was general secretary of the communist party through its formative years and made a critical contribution to the anti fascist war effort and the establishment of the second front. He remains one of the greatest builders of the modern labour movement.

A FORCE FOR SOCIALISM: a busy week for Cambridge communists

A key role in the Cambridge Union debate, 'Has capitalism failed?', a veterans breakfast, a public meeting to launch a campaign to raise a memorial to the International Brigaders who left the university to fight in Spain, two days of freshers fairs and the launch of two new pamphlets, has kept the Cambridge communist party on its toes.

Cambridge pamphlets are availble here.

Visit the Cambridge CP website here.

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BIRMINGHAM: No to elected mayors

Read here  flyer distributed by Birmingham communists to oppose the shift of power from the 120 elected city councillors and accessible local government, to a US style mayoral elected official.

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