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London Labour Party

London Labour Party
Headquarters Walkden House, 10 Melton Street, Kings Cross, London Borough of Camden, NW1 2EB
Ideology Democratic socialism[1]
Social Democracy
Political position Centre-left
International affiliation Progressive Alliance, Socialist International (Observer)
European affiliation Party of European Socialists
European Parliament group Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Colours      Red
London House of Commons seats
45 / 73
London Assembly
12 / 25
London EU Parliament seats
4 / 8
Local councillors in London
1,060 / 1,851
Council control in London
21 / 32
Directly elected Mayoralties in London
4 / 5
Website
London Labour Party
Politics of London
Political parties

The London Labour Party is the part of the Labour Party that operates in Greater London. The party is currently the largest political party in Greater London. Labour currently holds 4 of the 8 London seats in the European Parliament (double the number it won in 2009), 45 of 73 London seats in the House of Commons and 13 out of 25 seats in the London Assembly. The party currently controls 21 out of 32 London boroughs, 4 of the 5 directly-elected mayoralties and won 1,055 out of the 1,851 Councillors in the 2014 local elections. The party held the mayoralty of London from 2004 to 2008. It lost in 2000 to hard-left independent Ken Livingstone, who rejoined the party in 2004. He was defeated in 2008 and again in 2012 to the Conservative candidate, Boris Johnson.

In the 2015 general election the party won 45 of 73 seats (62%) in Greater London. Following the London Labour Party mayoral selection, 2015 Sadiq Khan was selected as the party candidate for the London mayoral election, 2016.

Contents

  • Mayoral candidates 1
  • Current representatives 2
    • Members of the European Parliament 2.1
    • Members of Parliament 2.2
    • London Assembly Members 2.3
    • Councillors 2.4
  • References 3
  • External Links 4

Mayoral candidates

Election Candidate
2000 Frank Dobson
2004 Ken Livingstone
2008 Ken Livingstone
2012 Ken Livingstone
2016 Sadiq Khan

Current representatives

This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
London
British politics portal

Members of the European Parliament

MEP Party-list
Claude Moraes 1
Mary Honeyball 2
Lucy Anderson 3
Seb Dance 4

Members of Parliament

Emily Thornberry is Chair of the London Group of Labour MPs.

Shadow Cabinet
Shadow Ministers
Opposition whip

London Assembly Members

AM Constituency
Jennette Arnold North East
John Biggs City and East
Tom Copley Party-list (4)
Andrew Dismore Barnet and Camden
Len Duvall Greenwich and Lewisham
Nicky Gavron Party-list (1)
Joanne McCartney Enfield and Haringey
Murad Qureshi Party-list (2)
Onkar Sahota Ealing and Hillingdon
Navin Shah Brent and Harrow
Val Shawcross Lambeth and Southwark
Fiona Twycross Party-list (3)

Councillors

Council Councillors
Barking and Dagenham
51 / 51
Barnet
30 / 63
Bexley
15 / 63
Brent
56 / 63
Bromley
7 / 60
Camden
40 / 54
Croydon
40 / 70
Ealing
53 / 69
Enfield
41 / 63
Greenwich
43 / 51
Hackney
50 / 57
Hammersmith and Fulham
26 / 46
Haringey
48 / 57
Harrow
34 / 63
Havering
1 / 54
Hillingdon
19 / 65
Hounslow
49 / 60
Islington
47 / 48
Kensington and Chelsea
12 / 50
Kingston upon Thames
2 / 48
Lambeth
59 / 63
Lewisham
53 / 54
Merton
36 / 60
Newham
60 / 60
Redbridge
35 / 63
Richmond upon Thames
0 / 54
Southwark
48 / 63
Sutton
0 / 54
Tower Hamlets
23 / 45
Waltham Forest
44 / 60
Wandsworth
19 / 60
Westminster
16 / 60


References

  1. ^ http://www.labour.org.uk/labour_policies

External Links

  • Official website
  • London Labour on Twitter
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