Tony Benn

Socialist Resistance offers condolences to the many people who are like us mourning the death of Tony Benn today.

Tony Benn at Tolpuddle in 2011
Tony Benn at Tolpuddle in 2011

Benn was a passionate and articulate orator and writer for the ideas of socialism, a tireless advocate of democracy, a fervent supporter of movement for nuclear disarmament and against war and a battler against those who sought to make the labour movement less receptive to the voices and demands of working class people.

We will publish a fuller appreciation over the next few days.

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