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2 July 2014

Obituary: Ian Whyles - miner, socialist and class fighter

Ian Whyles, a member of the Socialist Party and its predecessor Militant for 34 years, has died aged 78, writes Jon Dale.

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11 June 2014

Obituary: George Duff

George joined the Socialist Party around the time I became branch secretary of East London branch in January 2013. He was an upbeat and treasured member of the branch

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9 April 2014

Obituary: Pat James 1930 - 2014

Pat James, lifelong socialist and supporter of the Socialist Party, has sadly passed away at the age of 83

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19 March 2014

Obituary: Stan Pearce, a Militant miner

I heard the sad news that Stan Pearce has died. In a week that commemorated the 30th anniversary of the strike, Stan's passing ranks with that of Bob Crow and Tony Benn for a whole generation of Marxist miners

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Bob Crow speaking at the NSSN's lobby of the TUC, 24.4.13 , photo N Cafferky

Bob Crow speaking at the NSSN's lobby of the TUC, 24.4.13 , photo N Cafferky

11 March 2014

Bob Crow - A great fighter for the working class

The Socialist Party is shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the death of Bob Crow, general secretary of the Rail Maritime and Transport union - an uncompromising fighter for the working class and a champion of many important causes

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12 January 2014

Jimmy Parry - Liverpool 47 socialist councillor

Some 200 people attended the funeral of Jimmy Parry on 10 January, 2014. Jimmy, brother of Bob Parry MP, was a committed socialist

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11 December 2013

Obituary: Joel Lane, 1963-2013

It is with great sadness that I report of the death of our comrade Joel Lane

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20 November 2013

Pat Cross: 1935-2013

Obituary: It's with great sadness I have to announce that Daphne (aka Pat) Cross passed away peacefully on Tuesday 12 November 2013 at 12.30pm

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25 September 2013

Obituary - Steve Draper

I am sad to report that long-standing Grimsby Militant and Socialist Party member Steve Draper died on 9 September from a heart attack, writes Alistair Tice.

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Robbie Segal

Robbie Segal

20 December 2012

Robbie Segal

Robbie, a longstanding comrade in the Socialist Party and a leading activist in Usdaw, was at the forefront of workers' battles

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15 December 2012

Robbie Segal

Socialist Party members will be saddened to hear about the death of Robbie Segal on Thursday 13 December...

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5 December 2012

Obituary: Suzanne Coombes

Bristol Socialist Party members were stunned by the untimely death of our comrade Suzanne Coombes on 10 November...

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16 August 2012

Obituary - Tommy Walker, Stoke-on-Trent

Tommy was a true working class hero, a member of the Communist Party and inspiration to many trade union and labour movement activists across Stoke-on-Trent and beyond ...Tommy was small in stature but like a lion when it came to fighting for the interests of building workers on the sites

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3 August 2012

Obituary: Frank Mills, 1939 - 2012

Frank made an outstanding contribution as a leading member of Liverpool's socialist council in 1983-1987 when he stood shoulder to shoulder with his comrades and never flinched when the establishment and its media launched horrendous attacks

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18 July 2012

Obituary: Reg Fitch

Reg Fitch was one of the Brighton Fitches - a family with a long, proud socialist tradition. His twin brother was the late Rod Fitch, a Militant supporter who stood as a Labour parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown in 1983.

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Roger Mackay

Roger Mackay

4 July 2012

Obituary: Roger MacKay, a tireless fighter for socialist ideas

It is my sad duty to report the death of Socialist Party member Roger MacKay on 28 June 2011, aged 71. He passed peacefully after a short battle with lung cancer...

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18 April 2012

Obituary: Arthur Deane

We are sad to learn of the death of Arthur Deane, an active worker in my early years in the Trotskyist movement...

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1 February 2012

Obituary: Gwenda Beishon

Over four decades, from the 1970s until her recent death, Gwenda Beishon was a continuous subscriber to the Militant newspaper and then the Socialist

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23 November 2011

Obituary - Geoff Atkins

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of comrade Geoff Atkins following a long struggle with cancer, writes Nick Chaffey.

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