London Labour Party

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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 Socialist International
European affiliation Party of European Socialists
European Parliament group Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Colours Red
London House of Commons seats
36 / 73
London Assembly
13 / 25
London EU Parliament seats
4 / 8
Local councillors in London
1,055 / 1,851
Council control in London
20 / 32
Directly elected Mayoralties in London
3 / 4
Website
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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), 36 of 73 London seats in the House of Commons and 13 out of 25 seats in the London Assembly. The party currently controls 20 out of 32 London boroughs, 3 of the 4 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.

References[edit]

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