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‘Harry was a giant’


Unite paid tribute to the late Harry Leslie Smith, RAF veteran, author and anti-austerity activist, at a memorial event called Remembering a Rebel, held at... Read More
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Happy Birthday, Harry!


Second World War veteran, best-selling author and anti-austerity activist Harry Leslie Smith celebrated his 95th birthday on Sunday (February 25).   Harry, who has worked... Read More
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Harry’s first podcast


Friend of Unite, Second World War veteran, bestselling author and anti-austerity campaigner Harry Leslie Smith has at 94 years of age decided to try his... Read More
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Happy birthday Harry


Harry Leslie Smith, a political activist who has worked with Unite and the wider Labour movement on various campaigns – most recently in getting out... Read More
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Harry makes a stand


Pictured is Harry Leslie Smith as he commemorated Armistice Day on November 11 at the Memorial Hospital, Holmfirth, Yorkshire. The 91-year old anti-austerity campaigner and... Read More
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Harry inspires


Currently Britain’s favourite 91 year old, author, RAF veteran and Barnsley miner’s son, Harry Smith, stole the show at the October 18 rally as he... Read More
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Love among the ruins


Harry Leslie Smith has published his latest memoir at a time when the world is witnessing the most devastating refugee crisis since the Second World... Read More
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Seize your destiny


Anti-austerity campaigner and war veteran Harry Smith urges students at Manchester University (March 11) to register and use their votes as part of the No Vote, No... Read More
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Time for timid is past


A resounding 150,000 people turned out for the TUC march and rally, Britain needs a pay rise, on Saturday (October 18), including a multitude of... Read More
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Whatever it takes


Ahead of chancellor Rishi Sunak’s latest economic update on Thursday (October 22), a number of trade unions, including Unite, alongside several Labour MPs, councillors and... Read More
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‘He will live on’


Many may recognise the late Harry Leslie Smith as a kind-hearted, humorous and passionate advocate against austerity, from either seeing him speak publicly or reading... Read More
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Remembering a rebel


Unite and the wider labour movement last night (February 12) paid tribute to RAF veteran, author and anti-austerity activist Harry Leslie Smith at a memorial... Read More
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World’s oldest rebel


Unite has paid tribute to legendary anti-austerity activist, Second World War veteran and the “world’s oldest rebel” Harry Leslie Smith, who died yesterday (November 28)... Read More
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Call for justice


In response to the disappointing decision of the Independent Police Complaint’s Commission (IPCC) not to fully investigate criminal wrongdoings by police at Orgreave during the... Read More
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Ed is the real deal


You might be forgiven for thinking that celebrities would vote Conservative given that they are up there with the country’s top earners, paying the highest... Read More
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Before it’s too late


Veteran anti-austerity campaigner and author Harry Leslie Smith speaks exclusively to UNITElive, following his address to a packed crowd at the University of Manchester NoVoteNoVoice... Read More
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Songs of power


I left home aged 18 to go to polytechnic in London and never moved back to live at home with my parents yet every general... Read More
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