Socialist Party of Great Britain
The Socialist Party of Great Britain (SPGB) is the second-oldest extant political party in the UK and is regarded as within the impossibilist tradition. It is best known for its advocacy of using the ...
Socialist Party of Great Britain debates
Debates between the Socialist Party of Great Britain and other groups were of particular importance in bringing the party case to an outside audience without the sometimes off-putting rhetoric of plat...
Socialist Party of Great Britain breakaway groups
The Socialist Party of Great Britain has weathered a number of internal disputes since its foundation in 1904, some of which have led to organisational breakaways.
Membership of the Socialist Part...
List of Socialist Party of Great Britain members
This is a list of notable current and former members of the Socialist Party of Great Britain. Where available, their term of membership is indicated.
Con Lehane (socialist)
Cornelius "Con" Lehane (also spelled O'Lyhane) (1877–31 December 1919) was a socialist active in the Irish Socialist Republican Party, the Social Democratic Federation, and the Socialist Party of Grea...
R. M. Fox
Richard Michael Fox (1891–December 1969), better known as R. M. Fox, was a journalist and historian of the Irish left.Fox was born in Leeds in 1891, the second of four sons to a schoolteacher mother a...
Joan Lestor, Baroness Lestor of Eccles
Joan Lestor, Baroness Lestor of Eccles (13 November 1931 – 27 March 1998) was a British Labour politician.
Lestor was educated at Blaenavon Secondary School, Monmouth; William Morris High School, ...
Hans Neumann
Hans Neumann (a.k.a. Hans Newman) (18??–1919(?)) was a founding member of the Socialist Party of Great Britain.Neumann had previously been very active in the Social Democratic Federation, being a publ...
Jack Kent (politician)
Jack Kent (born in Lambeth, London, 1870–1946) was a British politician and an important figure in the early history of the Socialist Party of Great Britain.Kent was a well-known member of the Social ...
Albert E. Jacomb
Albert E. Jacomb (c. 1873–1946) was a British printer and founding member of the Socialist Party of Great Britain.Originally with his brother Josiah, Jacomb ran a printing shop in Stratford where he p...
A. S. Albery
A. S. Albery was a British political figure active in the Socialist movement during the first decade of the twentieth century.Albery was a member of the Social Democratic Federation (SDF), and later o...
George Hicks (trade unionist)
Ernest George Hicks (13 May 1879 in – 19 July 1954) was a British trades unionist and Labour Party politician.Hicks was born in 1879 in Vernhams Dean, Hampshire. Along with fellow bricklayers Ja...
Horace Hawkins
Horace J. Hawkins was a British socialist.Hawkins was secretary of the Stratford (later Central West Ham) branch of the Social Democratic Federation from 1900 to 1903 and a speaker for that party. He...
Ernest John Bartlett Allen
Ernest John Bartlett Allen (29 March 1884 – 16 June 1945) was a British socialist active in the United Kingdom and New Zealand.Allen was born in South Hinksey, Berkshire (now Oxfordshire) and graduate...
Spanner (journal)
Spanner was a British journal on non-market socialism.
In October 1987 the Guildford branch of the Socialist Party of Great Britain circulated a discussion document around the Party which was to c...
Alec Gray (socialist)
Alec J. M. Gray was a British socialist.A railway clerk, Gray is believed to have been a member of the Independent Labour Party before helping found the Socialist Party of Great Britain in June 1904. ...
Systematic ideology
Systematic ideology is a study of ideologies founded in the late 1930s in and around London, England by Harold Walsby, George Walford and others. It seeks to understand the origin and development of i...
Valentine McEntee, 1st Baron McEntee
Valentine la Touche McEntee, 1st Baron McEntee (16 January 1871 – 11 February 1953) was an Irish-born Labour Member of Parliament (MP) in the United Kingdom.
McEntee was born in Kingstown (n...
Henry Martin (socialist)
Henry Martin (c. 1864–1951), also known as Harry Martin, was a British socialist.Martin was one of the most notable of the impossibilists in the Social Democratic Federation (being expelled in April 1...
Maurice Samuel
Maurice Samuel (February 8, 1895 – May 4, 1972) was a Romanian-born British and American novelist, translator and lecturer.A Jewish and Zionist intellectual, he is best known for his work You Gentiles...
Jack Fitzgerald
Jack Fitzgerald (c. 1873–16 April 1929) was a founder member of the Socialist Party of Great Britain.“Fitz”, as he was known, was a very well known indoor and outdoor speaker for Party—two of his deba...
John Rowan (psychologist)
John Rowan is an English author, counselor, psychotherapist and clinical supervisor who has worked in exploring Transpersonal psychology, and has written about the concept of subpersonality.
Rowan...
Socialist Standard
Socialist Standard is a monthly socialist magazine published without interruption since September 1904 by the Socialist Party of Great Britain. The magazine is written in a simple, direct style and f...
Libertarian Communism (journal)
Libertarian Communism was a socialist journal founded in 1974 and produced in part by members of the Socialist Party of Great Britain.
During the 1960s the Socialist Party of Great Britain was ent...
Robert Barltrop
Robert Barltrop (6 November 1922- 26 April 2009) was an English socialist activist, essayist, and biographer, as well as being an artist and illustrator. Barltrop grew up in the East End of London, de...
Turner Controversy
The Turner Controversy is a name given to a dispute within the Socialist Party of Great Britain regarding the nature of socialism instigated by Tony Turner. The dispute ultimately led to an exodus of...
Socialist Studies (1989)
Socialist Studies is the name of a quarterly Marxist periodical and of the group which publishes it. The group was founded in 1991 by sixteen expelled members of the Socialist Party of Great Britain ...
Adam Buick
Adam Lewis Buick (born 6 January 1944) is a prominent London-based socialist.Buick was born in Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales and graduated from the University of Oxford. He joined the Socialist Party...
F. K. Cadman
F. K. Cadman was a founder member of the Socialist Party of Great Britain.Cadman left the Party early on but rejoined on 14 December 1908. He was Battersea branch secretary from 1911 to 1913. Cadman w...
Edgar Hardcastle
Edgar Richard "Hardy" Hardcastle (1900 – June 1995) was a theoretician of Marxist economics.The son of a founder member of the Socialist Party of Great Britain, Hardcastle went to prison as a socialis...