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Labour Leadership - 6 Days left to Join



With the Labour Leadership contest now reaching its final stages, there are just 6 days left to join and take part in the debate. Across the United Kingdom, 42,550 people have joined the party since the election. Meanwhile in Bermondsey & Old Southwark, hundreds of people have joined locally taking the membership in to well over 1,200 members and supporters

The leadership, deputy leadership and mayoral candidate elections are open to all members, registered supporters and affiliated supporters that have signed up before 12 on Wednesday 12th August.  Membership starts from as little as £1 per year and is available online.  Alternatively, text ‘LABOUR’ to 78555 to join as a registered supporter for £3 plus one message at your standard network rate.

The result of each contest will be announced at a special conference on Friday 14th September.


Each of the leadership candidates have published info on their vision for the future of the leader party. See:

Andy Burnham

Yvette Cooper

Jeremy Corbyn

Liz Kendall


 Alongside the leadership election, Labour Party members and supporters can also play their part in selecting the next deputy leader of the party. Each candidate has set out their plans for where to take the party next. See:

Tom Watson

Caroline Flint

Angela Eagle

Stella Creasy

Ben Bradshaw


Labour Party members and supporters have the opportunity to select our candidate for the mayoral race too. The mayoral candidates have also set out their vision for London. See:

Diane Abbott

Tessa Jowell

Sadiq Khan

David Lammy

Gareth Thomas

Christian Wolmar

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