Respect Renewal was a faction that existed during the 2007-8 split within Respect – The Unity Coalition a UK political party.
Respect Renewal was led by Linda Smith, the National Chair, Leader and Nominating Officer of Respect, and was formed in November 2007. Its supporters included George Galloway MP, Ken Loach, Victoria Brittain, Salma Yaqoob and Nick Wrack.
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... The SWP has attributed the split within Respect to a shift to the right by George Galloway and his allies, motivated by electoralism (placing election-winni ... the SWP leadership, led to attacks on the SWP as the most prominent left group in Respect ... This interpretation of events is countered by Respect Renewal, which criticises the SWP for opportunism and lack of democracy ...
... there were two organisations, both claiming legitimacy over the Respect identity ... The group led by the SWP stood as the Left List, while Respect Renewal members stood as Respect and as 'Respect (George Galloway)' in London (see below for information on the split) ... Both sets of candidates received a low share of the vote compared with the results Respect had obtained before the split ...
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