George Galloway (born 16 August 1954) is a British politician, broadcaster, and writer. From March 2012 to March 2015 he was the Respect Party Member of Parliament (MP) for Bradford West.
After first becoming known in Scottish politics, he became General Secretary of the London-based charity War on Want in 1983, remaining in the post until 1987. Galloway was elected in that year's general election as a Labour Party MP representing Glasgow Hillhead. From 1997, Galloway represented its successor constituency Glasgow Kelvin, and remained as the MP for the seat until 2005.
He became a member of the Respect Party in 2004 (eventually its leader), and was elected as the MP for Bethnal Green and Bow at the general election the following year.
Galloway is a campaigner who supports the humanity side of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, taking an anti-Zionist stance
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