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22 February 2017

Obituary: John Pickett - 1954-2017

John Pickett, Socialist Party comrade and postal worker, has died very suddenly at the age of 63. I first met John in the early 1980s, just after he returned to Portsmouth after being at college in Stoke.

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23 January 2017

Obituary: Bernard Roome 1947-2017

Bernard, a member of the Socialist Party and trade union activist, has sadly passed away after a long illness

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7 December 2016

Obituary: John Sharpe: 1953-2016

John died of heart disease very suddenly, at a too early age.

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9 November 2016

Obituary: Hilary Mooney 1945-2016

Hilary Mooney, for over 50 years first a supporter of Militant and then a member of the Socialist Party on Merseyside, has sadly passed away at the age of 71 after a lengthy period of illness that she bore with great fortitude.

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12 October 2016

Shimon Peres - a wolf in sheep's clothing

Most mainstream media obituaries described Shimon Peres, the recently deceased former president of Israel, as a 'peacemaker statesman' who constrained the settlerist, nationalist policy of prime minister Netanyahu's rule. In reality, Peres was a wolf in sheep's clothing.

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1 June 2016

Obituary: Simon Gomery 1968-2016

Simon spent much of his adult life in the Labour Party, but joined the Socialist Party in 2014. He had become increasingly disillusioned with a Labour Party he felt was detached from the working class, and was proud to have been formally expelled for nominating a Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (TUSC) candidate in his ward for the 2014 elections.

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25 May 2016

Obituary: Jenny O'Sullivan (1988-2016)

Jennifer O'Sullivan died unexpectedly on 15 May at the age of 28. Jenny was a former member of the Socialist Party in Dudley and east London, active in a number of our campaigns.

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10 March 2016

Obituary: Max Neill, 1966-2016

Socialist Party members in the North West and beyond were saddened to hear of the loss of longstanding comrade, Max Neill, on 29 February.

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27 January 2016

Obituary: Dean Meehan 1962-2016

Socialist Party members were shocked to learn of the death of RMT member and TUSC candidate Dean Meehan at the age of 53.

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2 September 2015

Obituary: Anne Ullah Khan

Anne Ullah Khan, a very dear friend and comrade, has died.

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6 August 2015

Pat Wall - a lifetime fighting for socialism

25 years ago today, Pat Wall - a giant of the workers' movement - passed away. Here we republish an obituary from the Militant newspaper

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12 November 2014

Heulwen Davies 1960-2014

Heulwen Davies passed away suddenly on 30 October after suffering a stroke and then a heart attack while out walking, one of her favourite pastimes

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Benny Adams (left)

Benny Adams (left)

5 November 2014

Benny Adams

Benny Adams died after a long illness on 6 October, aged 65. Benny was active in Militant, the Socialist Party's forerunner, in Northern Ireland from the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s

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Bill Webster speaking in 1984, photo Dave Sinclair

Bill Webster speaking in 1984, photo Dave Sinclair

29 October 2014

Bill Webster 1941-2014

William (Bill) Webster died in August after a long illness, aged 73

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29 October 2014

Ronnie Sookhdeo 1946-2014

For almost 40 years, Ronnie Sookhdeo was a comrade in Militant and then the Socialist Party

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7 October 2014

Andrew Price: Fighter, teacher, party campaigner

An inspirational figure and tenacious fighter

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Iain Paisley in 1987, photo Dave Sinclair

Iain Paisley in 1987, photo Dave Sinclair

17 September 2014

Ian Paisley: Peacemaker or warmonger?

Obituary: How will hard line unionist Ian Paisley, who has died at the age of 88, be remembered?

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31 July 2014

Obituary: Dave Boyes

We have to share the very sad news that Dave Boyes passed away on 17 July after his prolonged battle with illness

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18 July 2014

To comrades and friends of Dave Boyes,

We have to share the very sad news that Dave passed away on 17 July after his prolonged battle with illness

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16 July 2014

Obituary - John Hayes

Socialist Party members are still reeling at the news of John Hayes' sudden death after falling from scaffolding outside his home

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