Evan Pritchard

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Evan Pritchard

Evan Pritchard is a leading member of the Communist Party of Britain. North West District Secretary.

Northwest District conference

Northwest District conference of the Communist Party of Britain, October 2022.

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Back row Barrie Eckford, Bora Oktas, Paul Levy, Dean Michael, Gertie Carr, Sam Fury, Holly Vallender, Georgina Andrews, Dan Ross, Bob Oram, Evan Pritchard, Eddy Redmond.

Front row Danny Jennings, Sarah-Jane McDonough, Les Doherty, Micaela Tracey-Ramos, Gemma Aspinall.

MTUC

In 2022 Evan Pritchard from Unite the Union was elected affiliates organizer for the Manchester Trades Union Council.

Wigan Diggers event

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Kevan Nelson, Allison Fewtrell, Evan Pritchard, Khalid Talati, Benjamin Perry, Bob Oram.

Greater Manchester Communists #CP100@CpbManc·Sep 12, 2021 Great day at Wigan Diggers yesterday! Comrades from NW CPB and YCL volunteered and comrades from Sheffield and even SE London came to the event!

CPB Executive Committee

At the Communist Party of Britain’s 56th congress on November 6-7 the following executive committee was elected Nisar Ahmed, Sonya Andermahr, Andy Bain, Mollie Brown, Andrea Burford, Sean David Cannon, Ben Chacko, Andy Chaffer, Tony Conway, Mary Davis, Lorraine Douglas, Alex Gordon, Bill Greenshields, Moz Greenshields, Robert Griffiths, Jonathan Havard, Richard Hebbert, Johnnie Hunter, Bernadette Keaveney, Tam Kirby, Hugh Kirkbride, Gawain Little, Sarah McDonough, David Morgan, Tommy Morrison, Kevan Nelson, Evan Pritchard, Carol Stavris, Ruth Styles, Robin Talbot, Jade Welburn.[1]

Volunteers for Liberty: 17th Oct 2020

October 17, is an important date in the fight against fascism. It is the anniversary of the 1938 passing-out parade of the IBs. Before volunteers returned to their home countries, they received a ticker tape send-off through the streets of Barcelona.

In tribute to those who fought with and supported the IBs, the Communist Party of Britain has planned commemorations across the nation today October 17 2020 with full support of the International Brigades Memorial Trust (IBMT).

In Manchester, the North West District of the Communist Party is planning a ceremony, subject to covid safety arrangements. Party members will be joined by supporters of the IBMT and the local IB Greater Manchester Group.

International Brigade member Sam Wild’s daughter, Dolores Long, is due to speak at today’s Manchester commemoration. She is a member of the IB Greater Manchester Group and the national executive of the IBMT.

Paul Ward of the Communist Party in Greater Manchester will also speak, while Paula Barker, the Labour MP for Liverpool Wavertree, was due to speak but because of Covid-19 restrictions will sadly not be able to attend .[2]

This event was in association with the International Brigades Memorial Trust (IBMT) and was part of a National initiative with similar events happening in Glasgow, Cardiff and London and supported by several other regional activities around the country.

At 2pm the outgoing District Secretary Evan Pritchard introduced the speakers and relayed messages of solidarity from supporting organisations.

Paul Ward will spoke on behalf of the Communist Party with Dolores Long (IBMT) delivering the famous Dolores Ibarurri farewell speech to the International Brigades in Barcelona.

At the site of the Memorial David Puller (Manc CPB) recited one of his Spanish Civil War Poems while we laid three wreaths at the top of the memorial (from IBMT, Manchester CPB and NW District CPB).

Communist Party

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IBMT with communists

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Stuart Walsh, Rob Hargreaves, Paul Ward, Evan Pritchard.

"Red Lives"

The editors, Simon Meddick, Liz Payne and Phil Katz would like to express our thanks to all the contributors to this volume of Red Lives, who have given their time and work freely in the interests of ensuring these personal histories could be shared to inspire others.

Personal recollections and connections have been the principal source for the writers of these biographies, which makes this collection so special. Therefore our thanks go to: Kolya Abramsky, Bill Adam, Mary Aldridge, Brian Allbutt, Arthur Attwood, Meic Birtwistle, Annie Banham, Martin Brown, John Campbell, Colin Carritt, Jennie Chesterton, Joe Clark, Tony Conway, Andy Croft, Mary Davis, Lesley Discum, Megan Dobney, Lorraine Douglas, Paul Dunn, John Ellison, Dan Evans, Ann Field, John Foster, John Fox, Susan Galloway, Tom Gill, Alex Gordon, Bill Greenshields, Robert Griffiths, Liane Groves, Anita Halpin, Jonathan Havard, David Horsley, Pat Jay, Ben Jay, Cad Jones, Roger Jones, Meirian Jump, Chris Kaufman, Phil Katz, Ken Keable, George Kerr, Tam Kirby, Peter Lazenby, Martin Levy, Eleanor Lewington, Alex Maxwell, Rosie McGregor, Bevis Miller, Laura Miller, Tommy Morrison, Kevan Nelson, Cynthia Oughton, Liz Payne, Mike Pentelow Evan Pritchard, Mike Quille, Neil Rafeek, Ruth Rickman-Williams, Jane Rosen, Jane Scott, Tom Sibley, Dr. Mike Squires, Carol Stavris, Dave Stavris Graham Stevenson, Keith Stoddart, Robert Streader, Ruth Styles, The Vale of Leven History Project, Mike Vine, Michael Walker, Lynne Walsh, Robert Wilkinson, Jim Whyte, Tanya Wills, Anita Wright, Nick Wright.

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