List of advocates of republicanism in the United Kingdom


This is a list of individuals and groups who advocate republicanism in the United Kingdom.

Individuals


Living

Deceased

Groups


References


  1. "Our Supporters Include..." Republic. Archived from the original on 26 September 2009.
  2. Peter Allen (16 April 2011). "Martin Amis attacks Royal family as 'philistines'". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  3. Ashley, Jackie (17 July 2003). "The monarchy is about power, not 'process'". The Guardian. Guardian News & Media Limited. ProQuest 189121397. Retrieved 15 September 2019.(Subscription required.)
  4. Baker, Norman (8 August 2008). A curse upon the oath of allegiance. The Guardian.
  5. Pearson-Jones, Bridie (30 April 2015). "An Interview With Natalie Bennett". Wessex Scene. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  6. "Republicans to protest at royal visit". Wales Online. 25 April 2012. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  7. Jonathan Freedland (9 March 2013). "The monarchy will be abolished in my lifetime, says Danny Boyle". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  8. Oppenheim, Maya (16 August 2016). "Seven of Frankie Boyle's most eviscerating takedowns". The Independent. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  9. "Anti-royal rockers snub Welsh concert". BBC. 25 May 1999. Retrieved 23 November 2015.
  10. Brand, Jo (11 January 1997). Jo Brand's week. The Independent.
  11. Broadbent, Pete. "Pete Broadbent (@petespurs) | Twitter". twitter.com. Twitter. Retrieved 12 June 2019. Bishop of Willesden. Spurs season ticket holder. Socialist. Republican. Banter & epigram fan. Chair of Essential Christian (Spring Harvest & ICC). City lover.
  12. "Labour MP Richard Burgon Calls For End Of Monarchy Before Swearing Allegiance To The Queen". The Huffington Post UK. 20 May 2015. Retrieved 20 May 2015.
  13. Mills, Rhiannon (9 June 2016). "Republicans Rally As Queen Celebrates Birthday". Sky News. Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  14. "Why MP Ronnie Campbell won't be sharing in Jubilee joy". BBC News. 30 March 2012.
  15. Lakhani, Nina (4 April 2010). "MPs bow out: Honourable members? There were some..." The Independent. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  16. "Our supporters include". Republic. Archived from the original on 4 March 2013.
  17. Cohen, Nick (5 August 2001). Crown imperious. The Guardian.
  18. Collins, Michael (15 November 2020). "Down with the Crown". The Critic. Retrieved 15 November 2020.
  19. Wheeler, Brian (24 September 2014). "Secret life of Labour's republicans". BBC News. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  20. Morris, Nigel (9 April 2001). Labour MPs tell Blair it's time to modernise the monarchy. The Independent.
  21. Letts, Quentin (31 July 2005). How the republicans are out to get Charles. The Daily Telegraph.
  22. Wintour, Patrick (4 March 1996). "Blair dogged by monarchy debate". The Guardian. ProQuest 187860918. Retrieved 31 August 2019.(Subscription required.)
  23. Penman, Danny (18 October 1994). The Monarchy in Turmoil: What's your view of royalty?: Danny Penman samples reaction to the monarchy's latest difficulty. The Independent.
  24. Horton, Helena (17 July 2017). "The Middletons are no different from the Kardashians, claims Labour MP". The Telegraph.
  25. "My election: Ben Dover". The Guardian. 25 May 2001. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  26. "Mark Drakeford on drugs, the monarchy and his vision for Wales, as he launches his manifesto". ITV News. Retrieved 8 May 2019.
  27. White, Michael; Pilkington, Edward (5 March 1996). "Speaker opens way for debate on monarchy: Ruling leaves major and blair to juggle with royal hot potato". The Guardian. ProQuest 187867985. Retrieved 31 August 2019.(Subscription required.)
  28. Porter, Henry (11 March 1996). "The crown duels". The Guardian. ProQuest 187769244. Retrieved 31 August 2019.(Subscription required.)
  29. Press Association (7 March 2007). Yesterday in Parliament. The Guardian.
  30. Swaine, Jon (28 January 2011). "Colin Firth: monarchy is 'a problem' for me". The Daily Telegraph. London.
  31. Presenter: Jo Coburn (13 January 2019). [www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dbnh via @bbciplayer www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dbnh via @bbciplayer] Check |url= value (help) |url= missing title (help). Politics Live. 3:46 minutes in. BBC. BBC Two.
  32. Jury, Louise (25 October 2012). "Sherlock star Mark Gatiss: The King and I". Evening Standard. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  33. Walker-Arnott, Ellie (8 October 2015). "Mark Gatiss uncovers supernatural storytelling, vampires and royal blood on Who Do You Think You Are?". RadioTimes. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  34. McLaughlin, Aideen (27 March 2005). New call for abolition of monarchy timed to influence general election Alasdair Gray pamphlet to rally republican vote. Sunday Herald.
  35. Richards, Paul (1996). "Long to reign over us?". Fabian Pamphlet. London: Fabian Society. 576. Retrieved 15 May 2020.
  36. Cohen, Nick (23 October 1994). "The Monarchy: 44 of Labour MPs say they want a republic". The Independent. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  37. Hari, Johann (25 September 2009). Johann Hari: Gin, servants and bloodlines for royalty's Alf Garnett in a tiara. The Independent.
  38. Hartley-Brewer, Julia (21 November 2010). "Royal Wedding: Here's a king in all senses of that word". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 2 October 2017.
  39. Smith, David (3 April 2005). Wedding fuels republican surge. The Guardian.
  40. Benarde, Scott (31 May 1992). "Try These Sophisticated But Overlooked Lyrics." The Palm Beach Post.
  41. Hume, Mick (30 June 2003). "Charles’s tax return – a Duchy original, or just another dodgy document?" The Times.
  42. Sherwin, Adam (26 August 2014). "Being a transvestite has toughened me up for politics, says Izzard". The Independent. London. Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  43. Ballin, Malcolm (2013). Welsh periodicals in English, 1882-2012. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. ISBN 978-1783165612.
  44. "MPs give their reasons". Anthem 4 England. 2 November 2006. Retrieved 12 June 2019. I agree with your reasons for our need for an English anthem (though, as a republican, I dislike God save the Queen).
  45. "Republicans gear up for 'biggest anti-monarchy protest in living memory'". Republic. 24 May 2012.
  46. "Owen: We Need To Talk About The Monarchy". LBC. 20 August 2017. Retrieved 16 January 2018.
  47. "Rosie McGarvey Kane (@RosieMKane)". Twitter. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  48. "Getting Her Maj involved might prove tricky, particularly as I am a declared republican" Mark Kermode, It's Only a Movie: Reel Life Adventures of a Film Obsessive. Arrow Books, 2010 ISBN 978-0-09-954348-0, (p. 4).
  49. List of supporters Archived 2009-05-31 at the Wayback Machine, republic.org.uk; accessed 13 June 2019.
  50. Richardson, Jay. "Lloyd Langford: Old Fashioned : Reviews 2014 : Chortle : The UK Comedy Guide". www.chortle.co.uk. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  51. Quine, Oscar (8 November 2014). "Kathy Lette: The bestselling Australian novelist on republicanism". The Independent. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  52. Woodcock, Andrew (12 January 2020). "Labour leadership contender Clive Lewis says 'racism' partly to blame for Brexit referendum result". The Independent. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
  53. "Referendum Bill". Hansard. UK Parliament. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  54. Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff (21 May 2018). "Sheffield's lord mayor might be a 'zaddy' but he's serious about change". Guardian.
  55. Maguire, Kevin (4 May 2017). "Bigotry must be tiring so Prince Philip will be knackered after a lifetime of snooty prejudice and racist insults". Mirror. Retrieved 26 January 2019.
  56. Edemariam, Aida (19 July 2013). "'There is now a republican movement': anti-royal campaigners get organised". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 June 2020. One of the things I thought staggering," says Michael Mansfield, QC, another republican, who acted for Mohamed al-Fayed in the inquest into the deaths of Dodi al-Fayed and Diana, Princess of Wales, "was the increase of the Queen's sovereign grant. She's getting £5m more than she got last year. That was the day after Osborne outlined cuts of £11.5bn. Now, I know she's got expenses – I dare say the refurbishment of Kensington Palace is necessary but why does the public have to foot the £600,000 bill, rather than the Queen?
  57. "David Marquand, Ben Jackson - Interview: Post-election progressive dilemmas". Renewal. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  58. Ramsey, Adam (22 July 2016). "Wife of anti-monarchist British journalist detained in Thailand". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  59. "EXCLUSION OF HEREDITARY PEERS (Hansard, 16 February 1999)". api.parliament.uk. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  60. "Official joins SSP leader battle". BBC News. 19 January 2005. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  61. Will John McDonnell kneel before the Queen when he joins the Privy Council? LabourList. Published 30 September 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2017.
  62. Ben Glaze (20 May 2015). "Labour MP calls for abolition of monarchy as he takes Commons oath of allegiance". Mirror Online. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
  63. Foster, Dawn (28 January 2015). "Mark McGowan: the artist taxi driver with a rear-view manifesto - Dawn Foster". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  64. Foster, Charles Robert (1980). Nations without a State : ethnic minorities in Western Europe. Michigan: Praeger. ISBN 0030568072.
  65. Kelly, Nick (8 December 2007). 'Racist? That's a miserable lie' says Morrissey. The Irish Independent.
  66. Watt, Nicholas (24 January 2002). "Secret meeting unites republican MPs". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  67. Paton Walsh, Nick (15 July 2004). "The envoy who said too much". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 September 2018.
  68. Gwyn A. Williams, Review of The Enchanted Glass by Tom Nairn. Marxism Today, July 1988. (p. 43)
  69. Rawlinson, Kevin (17 February 2020). "Labour leadership contest: last three contenders face off in TV debate – as it happened". The Guardian. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  70. Bradley, Laura *8 February 2018. John Oliver's Sage, British Advice to Meghan Markle: Get Out Now. Vanity Fair.
  71. Cracknell, David (1 July 2000). "Prescott and Beckett fuel Labour split on monarchy". Telegraph. Retrieved 12 June 2019.
  72. Sessums, Kevin (26 January 2009). Dirty Harry. The Daily Beast.
  73. Reade, Brian (13 August 2009). Now that we don't have to bow to the Queen, do you feel part of a modern democracy? Daily Mirror.
  74. Newspaper puts monarchy on trial. BBC News. 6 December 2000.
  75. Scargill launches party manifesto. BBC News. 30 April 2001.
  76. Does the monarchy still matter? New Statesman. 9 July 2009.
  77. Sheppard, Tommy. "Tommy Sheppard: Insults won't change my mind about the monarchy". www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  78. Sommers, Jack (21 September 2014). "The Scottish Independence Rant To End All Scottish Independence Rant". HuffPost UK. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  79. McSmith, Andy (28 June 2000). Blair disowns Mowlam view of Royal Family. The Daily Telegraph.
  80. "Liberty, Liberalism and Surveillance: a historic overview". openDemocracy. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  81. "Royal Marriages and Succession to the Crown (Prevention of Discrimination) Bill - Hansard". Hansard. UK Parliament. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  82. "Lighthouse". www.lighthousebookshop.com. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  83. Smith, Cat (22 August 2013). "Call a spade a spade and a Socialist a Socialist". LabourList. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  84. Robert Smith (The Cure), post-it interview by Télérama.fr (July 2012).
  85. "The royal family isn't racist – but the monarchy is - Coffee House". 28 November 2017.
  86. (11 January 1998). SUNDAY: JANUARY 11, 1998: QUESTIONS FOR; Tracey Ullman. The New York Times.
  87. Paxman, Jeremy (2007). On Royalty. London: Penguin UK. ISBN 978-0141903767.
  88. Wilby, Peter (3 December 2000). "Comment: The monarchy debate". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  89. "#UntitledOne". Birlinn Limited. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  90. Zephaniah, Benjamin (27 November 2003). "Me? I thought, OBE me? Up yours, I thought". The Guardian.
  91. Branigan, Tania (22 December 2003). "Birthday honours refusenik JG Ballard speaks up". The Guardian. Retrieved 11 May 2019.
  92. "Royal wedding: Spat between monarchists and republicans". BBC News. 28 April 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011.
  93. The basic writings of Bertrand Russell. Abingdon: Routledge. 2009. ISBN 978-0203875391.
  94. Schofield, Philip (2006). "9. Codification, Constitutional Law, and Republicanism". Utility and Democracy: The Political Thought of Jeremy Bentham. OUP Oxford. pp. 221–249. ISBN 978-0-19-151877-5. Retrieved 19 April 2020.
  95. Paulin, Tom (3 March 2007). "Rereading: Mar 2". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  96. Arnstein, Walter L. (1994). "HISTORY: My Interview with Bertrand Russell". The American Scholar. 63 (1): 123–129. ISSN 0003-0937. JSTOR 41212217.
  97. "EMERGENCY POWERS. (Hansard, 6 May 1926)". api.parliament.uk. Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  98. Luain, Cathal Ó. "RARE FILM FOOTAGE OF MANX AND WELSH AT 1916 RISING FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY". Agence Bretagne Presse (in French). Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  99. "HIS MAJESTY'S DECLARATION OF ABDICATION BILL. (Hansard, 12 December 1936)". api.parliament.uk. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  100. Branigan, Tania (22 December 2003)The ultimate honour – impressive list of those who refused to bow to the system. The Guardian.
  101. Gossedge, Rob; Morra, Irene, eds. (2016). The new Elizabethan age : culture, society and national identity after World War II. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 978-0857728678.
  102. McCalman, Iain, ed. (1999). An Oxford companion to the Romantic Age : British culture, 1776-1832. New York: Oxford University Press. p. 742. ISBN 0198122977.
  103. "The Scottish Parliament". The Reunion. 28 April 2019. BBC Radio 4. Retrieved 28 April 2019.
  104. Thomas M. Costa, "Dilke, Charles Wentworth" in Historical Dictionary of the British Empire edited by James S. Olson and Robert Shadle. Greenwood Press, 1996 ISBN 0-313-27917-9
  105. Morgan, Kenneth O. (15 October 2003). "The Labour Party and British Republicanism". E-rea. Revue électronique d'études sur le monde anglophone. 1 (2). doi:10.4000/erea.347. ISSN 1638-1718.
  106. White, Daniel E. (2006). Early Romanticism and religious dissent. Cambridge University Press, p. 93 ISBN 978-0-521-85895-3
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  108. Freedland, Jonathan (15 March 2010). "A farewell to Michael Foot: politics, poetry and Plymouth Argyle". The Guardian. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
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  110. "Republicanism, Sinophilia, and Historical Writing". Brepols Publishers. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
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  114. Kingsley Martin, The Crown and the Establishment. London, Hutchinson (p.137-39)
  115. "100 good reasons to be a Republican". New Statesman. 7 August 2000.
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  117. Martin, Kingsley (1962). The Crown and the Establishment. London: Hutchinson. pp. 53–54. OCLC 1153737.
  118. "Biography of John Lawson". bcw-project.org. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
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  120. Mitchell, James. "Margo MacDonald, independent Scot, 1943-2014". The Conversation. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  121. Andy Croft, "Ethel Mannin: The Red Rose of Love and the Red Flower of Liberty" in Angela Ingram and Daphne Patai, (ed.),Rediscovering Forgotten Radicals : British Women Writers, 1889-1939.Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1993. ISBN 0807820873 (p. 205-225).
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  123. Macwhirter, Iain (2014). Road to referendum : the official companion to the major television series The Herald. Cargo. ISBN 978-1908885951.
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  127. Mullan, John (9 December 2000). A bibliography of treason. The Guardian.
  128. "Laochra Uladh : Meanwhile in Wales - "Timeline of Welsh Events, 1946-1956"". Laochra Uladh. 2 June 2013.
  129. "...elected Master of the Art-Worker's Guild in 1892, Morris refused to be considered as a candidate for the Laureateship the following year, declaring that a royal appointment was incompatible with his republican principles" Richard Tames, William Morris: An Illustrated Life of William Morris, 1834-1896. Osprey Publishing, 2003 ISBN 0-7478-0435-4, (p. 51).
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  132. O'Neill, Brendan (8 June 2009). Who was Thomas Paine?. BBC News.
  133. Garner, Clare; Cohen, Nick; Jury, Louise (3 March 1996). New republicans: there are more than you think. The Independent.
  134. Landis, Harry. "Equity". Andrew Ray. Retrieved 9 February 2021.
  135. Streeter, Michael (8 January 1997). Monarchy should go, says a third of TV poll. The Independent.
  136. Andrzej Olechnowicz, The Monarchy and the British Nation, 1780 to the Present. Cambridge University Press, 2007. ISBN 0521844614, (p. 190).
  137. Fenner Brockway, Bermondsey Story: The Life of Alfred Salter. Allen and Unwin, 1949 (p. 14).
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  143. Moseley, Ray (4 December 1994). "Anti-monarchists take aim at British royals." Chicago Tribune.
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  146. "...the fall of the once-mighty Romanovs only fuelled republican sympathies elsewhere...in a letter to The Times, the celebrated author H. G. Wells asserted that “the time has come to rid ourselves of the ancient trappings of throne and sceptre". Justin C Vovk, Imperial Requiem: Four Royal Women and the Fall of the Age of Empires iUniverse, 2012. ISBN 1475917503 (p. 338)
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  148. Wood, Richard (4 February 2018). "British democracy needs an overhaul. Let's ditch the monarchy". HITC. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  149. "The organisation". Republic. 2015. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
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  151. "Our Vision". RISE: Scotland's Left Alliance. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
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  153. "For a Modern Democratic Republic » Scottish Socialist Party". Scottish Socialist Party. 7 June 2014. Retrieved 16 June 2019.
  154. "Scottish Republican Socialist Movement". CRW Flags. Retrieved 16 June 2019.