Anti-Militant meeting, Liverpool, c 1986.
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Crowd with banners protesting about Derek Hatton, deputy leader of Liverpool Council. One of the banners reads: 'Hitler only destroyed half our city. Hatton tried for the lot'. Hatton was thrown out of the Labour Party that year for belonging to the left-wing Militant Tendency. Militant was a faction inside the Labour Party that advocated Trotskyist policies.