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McCourt Barney

Bernard "Barney" McCourt McCourt was a leading Communist from Bellshill, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He was a parliamentary candidate in the 1931 general election for Bothwell. Every penny had to be raised locally. The Daily Worker reported […]


Borman Barney

Barney Borman   One of the crop of mid-20th century East End Communist councillors, many of whom were Jewish, Barney Borman (pictured left with Nikita Khruschev in the 1950s) was born as Bar Kochba Borgomolny. […]