Professor Mary Davis is a labour historian and author of “Sylvia Pankhurst: A life in radical politics”
Megan Dobney is Regional Secretary of the Southern & Eastern Region TUC
Barbara Switzer is a member of the National Assembly of Women
Ian Walters is the sculptor who created the statue of Sylvia. Ian died in 2006 but his work will live on in Sylvia and elsewhere
In April 2000 Ian received the Millennium Prize (for portraiture) for his portrait of Lord Soper. The prize was sponsored by Tussaud's Studios. The judging panel was Judy Craig (Head of Portrait Studio at the Tussauds Studios), Anthony Stone (President of the Society of Portrait Sculptors), and James Holloway (the Keeper of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery).
His statue of Harold Wilson was unveiled by Tony Blair in Huddersfield in July 1999.
Other works include: Nelson Mandela (Royal Festival Hall, London), Trevor Huddleston (unveiled by Nelson Mandela in April 2000 in Bedford), International Brigade Memorial (Jubilee Gardens, London), Trevor Huddleston (South Africa House, London), Frank Cousins (TGWU, London)
The Southern & Eastern Region TUC covers one third of trade unionists in Britain
Socialist Women On Male Platforms (SWOMP) wants women to be seen and heard.
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