Simon Hannah is a writer and political activist. He is the author of A Party with Socialists in It (Pluto, 2018). His work has been featured in Open Democracy and New Left Project. He is an active trade unionist and a member of the Labour Party.
A history of the social movement that brought down Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher
A history of the British Labour Party, uncovering its deep internal divisions and shifting positions in politics.
Drawing upon extracts from Simon Hannah’s new Labour party history ‘A Party with Socialists in It’, we chart the key moments in the history of the Labour Left, from the party’s inception to the premiership of Jeremy Corbyn.Read full article
The Labour Party has been through many iterations in its lifetime. In this blog, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell considers who and what is the Labour Party for.Read full article
Simon Hannah takes a whistle-stop tour through the history of the ‘party with socialists in it’ – from Keir Hardie to Jeremy Corbyn.Watch Video