The Weekly paper of the New Communist Party of Britain
Week commencing 30th November 2018

Lead story

Labour steps up demand for snap election

by New Worker correspondent

THERESA May began her two-week tour of Britain to try and get support for her Brexit agreement this week. But behind her back Tory rebels are still plotting to unseat her while Labour steps up its demand for a snap election to end the crisis.

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Public Transport not Private Profit

by New Worker correspondent

TRANSPORT union RMT has sternly denounced Britain’s bus companies for neglecting services and favouring profitability. In its evidence to Parliamentary Transport Select Committee Inquiry into the bus industry the union said that 76 per cent of bus workers did not think that there was enough funding for bus services. A mere 2 per cent thought that the government had good policies for the bus industry, a massive 84 per cent called for public ownership.

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Communists meet for world conference in Athens

by New Worker correspondent

DELEGATIONS from 91 communist parties, representing 73 countries, took part in the 20th international meeting of communist and workers’ parties that was held in Greece last weekend. NCP leader Andy Brooks together with Peter Hendy from the Central Committee, took part in the congress at the headquarters of the Communist Party of Greece (KKE) where the first conference began in 1998.

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Playing with fire

NOBODY KNOWS what the Kiev regime actually hoped to achieve in sending three gun-boats into restricted Russian waters in the Sea of Azov last weekend apart from the Ukrainian president and his masters in the Pentagon.

The Russians don’t deny the Ukrainians navigation rights through the Kerch Strait but permission to sail into Russian territorial waters must be sought and granted by the Russian authorities under a bilateral treaty signed in 2003 that is governed by the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

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What they deserved

Last weekend Syrian terror gangs fired rounds of poison gas shells into the city of Aleppo.

The response of Syria’s Russian ally was swift and decisive. The Russian air-force delivered a massive blow to the Nusra Front that launched the gas attack. All the targets were in Idlib province where the sectarian militias operate under the protection of the Turkish army. The fact that Turkey okayed the Russian action proves that the terror attack had, indeed, been carried out by the Syrian branch of Al Qaeda, which the Turks do not support.

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