Jack Blake, at the Communists and the Labour Movement Conference in Melbourne last year, presented a paper analysing the events surrounding the so-called "Consolidation Statement" o f the CPA in 1954. Following the conference, the National Committee o f the CPA appointed a sub-committee to examine the issues raised by Jack Blake's paper. This sub-committee reported to the last National Committee meeting, held on April 4-5. The NC adopted the sub-committee's report unanimously. We publish below the fu ll text o f Jack Blake's paper and, following it, the resolution adopted by the NC.
Recommended CitationBlake, Jack, 1949 to 1956 : Stalinism or Independence, Australian Left Review, 1(76), 1981, 8-17.