London Labour Party

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London Labour Party
Elected mayor of London Sadiq Khan
Headquarters Ergon House, Horseferry Road, Millbank, London Borough of Westminster, SW1P 2AL
Ideology Democratic socialism[1]
Social Democracy
Political position Centre-left
European affiliation Party of European Socialists
International affiliation Progressive Alliance, Socialist International (Observer)
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
5 / 5
Website
London Labour Party
Politics of London
Political parties

The London Labour Party is the regional party of the British Labour Party that operates in Greater London.

Party strength

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, and all 5 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, which he subsequently won with a record share of the vote.

Mayoral candidates

Election Candidate Results
2000 Frank Dobson Red XN Not elected
2004 Ken Livingstone Green tickY Elected
2008 Ken Livingstone Red XN Not elected
2012 Ken Livingstone Red XN Not elected
2016 Sadiq Khan Green tickY Elected

Current representatives

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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

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