Tag Archives: Greenham Common

Political Women; Honor Donnelly

Working class, Socialist, Activist.… Honor comes from a working class background. She was born in Manchester; her father was a skilled manual worker while her mother came from a poor background, of Irish descent, in the Hulme area of Manchester … Continue reading

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Political Women (2): Mandy Vere

Feminist, campaigner for social justice, mother of 2 grown up children, radical bookseller……….. Mandy Vere was born and grew up in Stockport. Her parents were Quakers and socialists, activists of the Labour Party: I grew up in a Quaker household … Continue reading

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Political Women: (1) Christine Clark

This is the beginning of a series. My aim is to profile women who are active in left campaigns including the women’s movement, peace, trade unions and single issue campaigns. I want to explore their reasons for being politically active … Continue reading

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