Arthur Stanley Newens, known as Stan Newens, (born 4 February 1930) is a former British Labour Co-operative politician. Events 211 - Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies leaving the Roman Empire in the hands of his two quarrelsome sons Year 1930 ( MCMXXX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK or Britain,is a Sovereign state located Labour Co-operative describes those candidates in British elections standing on behalf of both the Labour Party and the Co-operative Party, based on a national He is a former Member of Parliament (MP) and Member of the European Parliament (MEP). A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a Parliament. A Member of the European Parliament ( English abbreviation MEP) is a member of the European Union 's legislative body the European Parliament.
Newens received a history degree at University College, London and became a schoolteacher. University College London ( UCL) is a multi-faculty university institution based in the United Kingdom and a constituent college of the University of London At UCL, he met Anil Moonesinghe, a Sri Lankan Trotskyist (who was later to become a Cabinet Minister in Sri Lanka) and joined the Revolutionary Communist Party (RCP) faction led by Tony Cliff, which was later to become the Socialist Workers Party (SWP). Anil Moonesinghe ( 15 February 1927 – 8 December 2002) was a Sri Lankan Trotskyist revolutionary politician Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka ( Sinhalese:, இலங்கை known as Ceylon before 1972 is an Island Trotskyism is the theory of Marxism as advocated by Leon Trotsky. Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka ( Sinhalese:, இலங்கை known as Ceylon before 1972 is an Island The Revolutionary Communist Party was a British Trotskyist Political party, formed in 1944 and active until 1949 and publishing the Socialist Appeal Tony Cliff ( May 20, 1917 – May 9, 2000) was a Trotskyist Revolutionary Activist. The Socialist Workers Party ( SWP) is the largest political party of the Far left in Britain that stands in the revolutionary socialist tradition He held several posts in the National Union of Teachers and was chairman of the Movement for Colonial Freedom and president of the London Co-operative Society. The National Union of Teachers ( NUT) is a Trade union for School Teachers in England and Wales. The London Co-operative Society was a Consumer co-operative society in the United Kingdom.
Newens represented Epping 1964-70 and Harlow 1974-83 in Parliament. Epping was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1974 Harlow is a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. He became an MEP for London in 1984, serving until 1999. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. He held several senior positions including Vice Chair of the PLP Foreign Affairs Group and Deputy Leader of the Labour Group of MEPs. In UK politics, the Parliamentary Labour Party (PLP is the Parliamentary party of the Labour Party in Parliament: Labour MPs as a collective He was generally seen as a prominent left-winger, campaigning against the Vietnam War and for other international causes. The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, or the Vietnam Conflict, occurred in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
Newens has been an active trade unionist and co-operator and has written several books and pamphlets, including Ceausescu (1972).
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