O’Hara Roger

Roger O'Hara


The full-time secretary of Merseyside Communist Party from 1970 to 1980, he succeeded Tom Cassin, who held the role for just a year and Gerry Cohen before him, who was the incumbent from 1864 to 1968.

O’Hara was also a member of the national Executive Committee in the late 1980s. 


He contested the Liverpool Exchange constituency in 1970, winning 775 votes or 4.2% of the total vote cast. 


He was the author of the Communist Party pamphlet “Merseyside on the dole” [1975?].


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