Left Unity: How to vote on March 29

Mike Macnair outlines the recommendations of the Communist Platform

The final agenda for the Left Unity policy conference was published on March 25.1 At a meeting two days earlier, Communist Platform supporters discussed our attitude to the various policy documents and motions - as they stood before amendments and compositing (see p11). Then in the evening of March 25 the CP steering committee agreed on our attitude to the final version, noting in particular the amendments and composites. This article gives some comments and recommendations for voting on the basis of these decisions.

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