This category contains sites about the political party Respect - The Unity Coalition, which was founded in 2004. Its name is an acronym for Respect, Equality, Socialism, Peace, Environmentalism, Community, and Trade Unionism. In the 2005 general election Respect had candidates in 26 constituencies. George Galloway won the seat for Bethnal Green and Bow. In 2007 the party split into two groups, both claiming legitimacy over the Respect identity. Group one was led by the SWP, its candidates stood as the Left List. Group two was Respect Renewal, it contained Linda Smith and George Galloway, its candidates stood as Respect and as 'Respect (George Galloway)'. The Electoral Commission has continued to recognise Linda Smith as the Nominating Officer for Respect, thus recognising the Respect Renewal group as the continuation of Respect.
The crisis in Respect
Article by Hannah Sell analysing the political roots of the crisis and split in Respect.
Respect
The continuation of Respect since the 2007 split.
Respect: Responses to British foreign policy
Film of George Galloway, Respect MP, speaking on British anti-war and alternative political party policies. (April 02, 2004)
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