Labour Pairty (UK)

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Labour Pairty
Leader Jeremy Corbyn MP
Deputy Leader Tom Watson MP
General Secretar Iain McNicol
Foondit 27 Februar 1900; 116 years ago (1900-02-27)[1][2]
Heidquarters Labour Central
Kings Manor
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 6PA
Student wing Labour Students
Youth wing Young Labour
Membership  (2016) Increase 388,407 [3]
Ideology Social democracy
Democratic socialism
Poleetical poseetion Centre-left
Internaitional affiliation Progressive Alliance,
Socialist Internaitional (observer)
European affiliation Pairty o European Socialists
European Pairlament group Progressive Alliance o Socialists an Democrats
Colours      Reid
Hoose o Commons
229 / 650
Hoose o Lords
212 / 821
European Pairlament
20 / 73
Scots Pairlament
24 / 129
Welsh Assembly
29 / 60
Lunnon Assembly
12 / 25
Local govrenment
6,885 / 20,565
Polis & Crime Commissioners
15 / 40
Directly-electit Mayors
13 / 17
Website
www.labour.org.uk

The Labour Pairty is ane o the muckle poleitical pairtys o the Unitit Kinrick. It is the opposition pairty in the Wastmeenster Pairlament o the Unitit Kinrick the nou. The heidsman is Heidsman o the Opposition o the Unitit Kinrick, Jeremy Corbyn. He is efter Gordon Brown whae wis efter Tony Blair whae wis the first Prime Meenister frae the pairty tae hiv haed three consecutive terms in govrenment.

In Scotland, it is cried the Scots Labour Pairty. Wi mair commissioners than ony ither pairty but the Scottis Naitional Pairty in the Scots Pairlament, it leads the hame rule opposition. Its heidswumman wis Wendy Alexander.

It is nou regairdit as mair o a socialist pairty again, acause Tony Blair isna in charge nou.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Brivati, Brian; Heffernan, Richard (2000). The Labour Party: A Centenary History. Basingstoke [u.a.]: Macmillan [u.a.] ISBN 9780312234584. On 27 February 1900, the Labour Representation Committee was formed to campaign for the election of working class representatives to parliament. 
  2. Thorpe, Andrew (2008). A History of the British Labour Party (3rd ed.). Macmillan. p. 8. ISBN 9781137114853. Retrieved 2 June 2015. 
  3. 'Revealed: how Jeremy Corbyn has reshaped the Labour party'.
    'Membership jumped from 201,293 on 6 May last year, the day before the general election, to 388,407 on 10 January'.
    The Guardian [online], published 13/01/16, sourced 13/01/16. Author – Ewen MacAskill.