Tom Sibley was a full-time worker for the CPGB in the late 1970s and early 1980s. For many years he was Head of the TASS and MSF Research Departments before taking up a position as General Secretary of The International Centre for Trade Union Rights. In 2008 he was awarded a PhD for his dissertation on the impact of anti-communism on the labour movement during the early years of the Cold War.
Tom Sibley was for many years Head of Research for MSF. A former General Secretary of the International Centre for Trade Union Rights (ICTUR), during the firefighters’ dispute he worked in the FBU’s Research Department. His previous publications include (with Keith Ewing) International Trade Union Rights for the New Millenium.