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Nominations for Labour’s next Leader announced

Nominations by Labour Members of Parliament have now closed for candidates to be Labour’s next Leader.

The candidates validly nominated are:

ANDY BURNHAM
YVETTE COOPER
JEREMY CORBYN
LIZ KENDALL

Full details of the nominations received by each candidate are published at labour.org.uk/leadership

Nominations for Labour’s Deputy Leadership contest closed at 12 noon on Wednesday 17 June.

 

Information:

  • To be validly nominated, candidates require the support of 15% of Labour’s Parliamentary Party (35 MPs)
  • Supporting nominations from Constituency Labour Parties, affiliated organisations, Labour MEPs, the Association of Labour Councillors and Young Labour close on Friday 31 July.
  • Labour has announced a series of hustings, which begin on Wednesday night with BBC Two Newsnight.
  • Full details of Labour’s hustings can be found here: labour.org.uk/blog/entry/your-local-leadership-husting
  • Channel 4, Sky News, The Sunday Politics, 5live and LBC will also host live hustings events in seats the Labour Party had hoped to win in the general election, including Stevenage, Swindon, and Nuneaton this coming Wednesday.
  • The election shall be conducted on a One Person, One Vote system. All Labour Party members, Affiliate Supporters and Registered Supporters will receive a ballot paper. People can join the party or sign up as a registered or affiliate supporter to take part here:labour.org.uk/w/labour-party-supporters
  • Labour’s new Leader and Deputy Leader will be announced at a special event on Saturday 12 September.

 

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