What you will find here. Domestic and International Congress resolutions. Comment form. News about Congress. Correspondence and Arrangements. Congress Letters #1 & #2

‘The crisis is capitalism – Take the road to socialism!’ – this section of our website is the ‘go to’ place for information about our forthcoming congress, November ’21.

It will be the biggest congress of the Party since the 1980s, due to membership growth.

A communist congress is the highest expression of democracy in the labour movement, being lay-led and very much about active participation. Our congress sets Party policy and campaigning priorities and elects a new party leadership, which serves up until the subsequent congress.

A congress happens every two years except in extraordinary circumstances and this Congress, set for November 2020, was delayed as a result of the pandemic. An all-Britain congress alternates with bi annual district and nation congresses.

A period of inner-party discussion is now open and comrades and supporters can use the form to submit contributions, on the basis of the following guidelines, ‘Contributions will be collected for publication here on our website. Comrades are free to express their views, including any disagreements with Party policy, but this should be done in a spirit of reasoned debate and comradeship.’

There are two executive resolutions to comment on. These are published here as ‘The crisis is capitalism – Take the road to socialism!’ (Domestic) and ‘Halting imperialism’s drive to war’ (International). Please use the title and line number when contributing. Party branch, district, and nation organisations have been sent details of how to prepare amendments and motions.

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Congress Comment

Please use this to comment on topics in the two executive resolutions. Comments should be no longer than 300 words. We will publish as many of these as possible. Please indicate if you do not wish your name or the topic to be published online.

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    Key Dates

    May 17 – Deadline for submission amendments to the Party rules and Congress standing orders
    July 19 – Executive draft resolutions, Congress agenda sent to Party all members.
    October 1 – Deadline for send-in of Branch, District and Nation resolutions and amendments to the EC resolutions and of nominations for the Executive, Appeals Committee and auditors.
    October 23-24 – First meeting of Congress committees – Elections Preparation Committee and Conference Arrangement & Resolutions Committee.
    November 6-7 – 56th Congress of Britain’s communists.

    EC Domestic Resolution

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    EC International Resolution

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