Leader of the Labour Party (UK)

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The Leader of the Labour Party is the most senior political figure within the Labour Party in the United Kingdom.wikipedia
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Jeremy Corbyn

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Since 12 September 2015, the office has been held by Jeremy Corbyn, who has represented the constituency of Islington North since 1983. On 12 September 2015, she was replaced by Jeremy Corbyn, who won the Labour leadership election.
Jeremy Bernard Corbyn (born 26 May 1949) is a British politician serving as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015.

Ed Miliband

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Harriet Harman was the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Acting Leader since the resignation of Ed Miliband on 8 May 2015 following Labour's defeat at the 2015 general election.
He was Leader of the Labour Party and the Leader of the Opposition between 2010 and 2015.

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party (UK)

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Harriet Harman was the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Acting Leader since the resignation of Ed Miliband on 8 May 2015 following Labour's defeat at the 2015 general election. Tom Watson is now the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, and was elected on the same day.
Unlike other political party leaders, the Labour leader does not have the power to appoint or dismiss his or her deputy.

2015 Labour Party leadership election (UK)

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On 12 September 2015, she was replaced by Jeremy Corbyn, who won the Labour leadership election.
The election was triggered by the resignation of Ed Miliband as Leader of the Labour Party on 8 May 2015, following the party's defeat at the 2015 general election.

Islington North (UK Parliament constituency)

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Since 12 September 2015, the office has been held by Jeremy Corbyn, who has represented the constituency of Islington North since 1983.
Islington North is a constituency created in 1885 represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 1983 by Jeremy Corbyn of the Labour Party, who has served as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of Her Majesty's Opposition since September 2015.

2016 Labour Party leadership election (UK)

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Corbyn's leadership was challenged in mid-2016, but he was re-elected in the subsequent leadership election.
The 2016 Labour Party leadership election was called when a challenge to Jeremy Corbyn as Leader of the Labour Party arose following criticism of his approach to the Remain campaign in the referendum on membership of the European Union and questions about his leadership of the party.

Labour Party (UK)

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The Leader of the Labour Party is the most senior political figure within the Labour Party in the United Kingdom. In 1924, Ramsay MacDonald became the first ever Labour Prime Minister, leading a minority administration which lasted nine months.
After the election Ramsay MacDonald was voted the first official leader of the Labour Party.

Harriet Harman

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Harriet Harman was the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party and Acting Leader since the resignation of Ed Miliband on 8 May 2015 following Labour's defeat at the 2015 general election.
Upon defeat, Brown resigned as party leader and Harman, as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, became Acting Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition until Ed Miliband was elected leader.

Tom Watson (Labour politician)

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Tom Watson is now the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party, and was elected on the same day.
On 12 September 2015, Watson was elected as his party's Deputy Leader, alongside Jeremy Corbyn, the new Leader of the Labour Party, gaining 198,962 votes or 50.7%, including second preference votes from those who voted for other candidates.

Clement Attlee

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Clement Attlee would become the first Labour leader to lead a majority government in 1945.
Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1935 to 1955.

Ramsay MacDonald

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In 1924, Ramsay MacDonald became the first ever Labour Prime Minister, leading a minority administration which lasted nine months.
He was chairman of the Labour MPs before 1914 and, after an eclipse in his career caused by his opposition to the First World War, he was Leader of the Labour Party from 1922.

Tony Blair

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The most electorally successful Leaders of the Labour Party to date are: Tony Blair, who won three consecutive electoral victories in 1997, 2001 (both landslide victories), and 2005, and Harold Wilson, who won three general elections out of five contested, in 1964, 1966 and October 1974.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as prime minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.

Neil Kinnock

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The first to be born in Wales was Neil Kinnock, who was elected in 1983. However, Neil Kinnock was also elevated to the House of Lords, despite never being Prime Minister, and Michael Foot declined a similar offer.
He was the Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition from 1983 until 1992.

1983 Labour Party leadership election (UK)

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The first to be born in Wales was Neil Kinnock, who was elected in 1983.
The 1983 Labour Party leadership election was an election in the United Kingdom for the leadership of the Labour Party.

Keir Hardie

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He was a founder of the Labour Party, and served as its first parliamentary leader from 1906 to 1908.

Harold Wilson

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The most electorally successful Leaders of the Labour Party to date are: Tony Blair, who won three consecutive electoral victories in 1997, 2001 (both landslide victories), and 2005, and Harold Wilson, who won three general elections out of five contested, in 1964, 1966 and October 1974.
Wilson was adopted as the left-wing candidate for the leadership, defeating Brown and James Callaghan to become the Leader of the Labour Party and the Leader of the Opposition.

Arthur Henderson

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He was the first Labour cabinet minister, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1934 and, uniquely, served three separate terms as Leader of the Labour Party in three different decades.

George Barnes (British politician)

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George Nicoll Barnes (2 January 1859 – 21 April 1940) was a Scottish Labour politician and a Leader of the Labour Party.

J. R. Clynes

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In 1921, J. R. Clynes became the first Leader of the Labour Party to have been born in England; prior to this, all party leaders had been born in Scotland.
He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for 35 years, and as Leader of the Labour Party (from 14 February 1921 to 21 November 1922), led the party in its breakthrough at the 1922 general election.

Hugh Gaitskell

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Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell (9 April 1906 – 18 January 1963) was a British politician and Leader of the Labour Party.

Michael Foot

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However, Neil Kinnock was also elevated to the House of Lords, despite never being Prime Minister, and Michael Foot declined a similar offer.
Michael Mackintosh Foot (23 July 1913 – 3 March 2010), was a British Labour Party politician who served as Labour Leader from 1980 to 1983.

1955 Labour Party leadership election

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Attlee was Prime Minister from 1945 to 1951 and stayed on as party leader until he lost the 1955 general election.

1976 Labour Party leadership election

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The 1976 Labour Party leadership election occurred when Harold Wilson resigned as Leader of the Labour Party and Prime Minister.

John Smith (Labour Party leader)

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John Smith (13 September 1938 – 12 May 1994) was a British Labour politician who served as Leader of the Labour Party from July 1992 until his death from a heart attack in May 1994.