The Weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain
Week commencing 2nd June 2017

Lead story

Vote Labour to save NHS from instant sell-off

by Daphne Liddle

PRIME MINISTER Theresa May has let slip Tory plans for a swift sell-off of NHS land and buildings, with pressure on all NHS trusts to sell off their ‘NHS Estate’ assets at knock-down prices to private development companies as quickly as possible.

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Teachers ready to quit

A “STAGGERINGLY high” proportion of teachers would like to leave their jobs but are afraid to face the economic insecurity this would involve, according to a general election briefing given by Rebecca Allen, director of the Education Datalab think-tank.

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Vote Labour!

WE GO TO the polls next week. The Tories represent the most reactionary and aggressive sections of the British bourgeoisie, but it is a ruling class divided between those who want out of the European Union (EU) and those who believe that British imperialism’s interests are best served as full partners of Franco-German imperialism within the EU.

You would have thought that the issue had been settled by the referendum last year but Mrs May thinks not. The Tory leader claims that she needs a firm new mandate to strengthen her hand in the exit negotiations with the EU — but her real reason in calling the snap election is to strengthen her hand over the Tory Brexiteers who are currently making all the running over the EU these days.

Read the full editorial here >> Vote Labour!