Labour Pairty (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, Keir Starmer. He is efter Jeremy Corbyn, whae wis efter Ed Milliband, whae wis 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.

Labour Pairty
LeaderKeir Starmer MP
Deputy LeaderAngela Rayner MP
General SecretarDavid Evans
Foondit27 Februar 1900; 124 years ago (1900-02-27)[1][2]
HeidquartersLabour Central
Kings Manor
Newcastle upon Tyne
Student weengLabour Students
Youth weengYoung Labour
Membership  (2016)Increase 388,407 [3]
IdeologySocial democracy
Democratic socialism
Poleetical poseetionCentre-left
Internaitional affiliationProgressive Alliance,
Socialist Internaitional (observer)
European affiliationPairty o European Socialists
European Pairlament groupProgressive Alliance o Socialists an Democrats
Colours     Reid
Hoose o Commons
229 / 650
Hoose o Lords
187 / 780
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

In Scotland, it is cried the Scots Labour Pairty. It uised tae lead the hame rule opposition tae the SNP, but hae syne been replaced wi the Tory an Unionist Pairty. Its heidsman is Richard Leonard.

References eedit

  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. Archived frae the original on 22 Julie 2015. Retrieved 2 Juin 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.