Reference number
  • CLA
  • [1930s]-1988
  • Collection
  • Bulletins, circulars, leaflets and ephemera produced by the IS / SWP and other organisations, [1930s], 1970-1988.
  • 4 boxes
Admin history
  • Nigel Clark joined the International Socialists in 1971. He was a member of branches in Swansea and Coventry, although the bulk of his involvement came in Sheffield. He was a student at Sheffield Polytechnic, 1972-1975, and was also active in national student politics. Between 1975-1976, he was a student at the University of Warwick and was politically active in the West Midlands. He became a Socialist Workers Party activist in Rotherham in 1977-1978 and was also active in the National & Local Government Officers' Association (NALGO) during this period. Nigel Clark was involved in supporting the 1980 steelworkers' strike. By 1984 his political activites concerned the Maltby National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), and coal and steel issues in the Rotherham area. He left the SWP in 1988.
Access Conditions
  • There are no restrictions on access to these papers.
Access status
  • Open
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