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24 May 2017
Rhodri operated in a period before austerity, when some small reforms could be delivered without a major battle - but had also started implementing cuts
29 March 2017
The funeral of Martin McGuinness, Irish republican and former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland's power-sharing executive, took place on 23 March
24 March 2017
Brenda played a heroic role in building the miners' wives support group at Florence pit
22 February 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.
23 January 2017
Bernard, a member of the Socialist Party and trade union activist, has sadly passed away after a long illness
7 December 2016
John died of heart disease very suddenly, at a too early age.
9 November 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.
12 October 2016
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.
1 June 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.
25 May 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.
10 March 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.
27 January 2016
Socialist Party members were shocked to learn of the death of RMT member and TUSC candidate Dean Meehan at the age of 53.
2 September 2015
Anne Ullah Khan, a very dear friend and comrade, has died.
6 August 2015
25 years ago today, Pat Wall - a giant of the workers' movement - passed away. Here we republish an obituary from the Militant newspaper
12 November 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
5 November 2014
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
29 October 2014
William (Bill) Webster died in August after a long illness, aged 73
29 October 2014
For almost 40 years, Ronnie Sookhdeo was a comrade in Militant and then the Socialist Party
7 October 2014
An inspirational figure and tenacious fighter
17 September 2014
Obituary: How will hard line unionist Ian Paisley, who has died at the age of 88, be remembered?
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