Remembering Stan Newens

Veteran Labour Left MP and Tribunite Stan Newens passed away earlier this year aged 91. We remember his contributions to socialism.

Stan Newens teaching a history class at Edith Cavell school, Hackney, London, 26 November 1964. Credit: Les Lee / Daily Express / Hulton Archive / Getty.

Arthur Stanley Newens was born on the 4 February 1930 in Bethnal Green to a working-class family. His father, Arthur Ernest Newens, ran a small haulage business catering to the local furniture manufactories that dotted the industrial landscape of London’s East End. Stanley himself recalled the harshness of his early life in his writings, but […]

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