Tony Benn 3 April 1925 – 14 March 2014

Recent months have seen the loss of four major figures in left politics and policy across Scotland and Britain. Here we collect four appreciations of the lives of Tony Benn, Bob Crow, Margo McDonald and Ailsa McKay

Bob Crow 13 June 1961 – 11 March 2014

Recent months have seen the loss of four major figures in left politics and policy across Scotland and Britain. Here we collect four appreciations of the lives of Tony Benn, Bob Crow, Margo McDonald and Ailsa McKay