Jeremy Corbyn Elected Leader of Labour Party in 76% turnout





Jeremy Corbyn has been elected Leader of the Labour Party with almost 60% of the vote. He got a majority of votes amongst Labour Party members, affiliated supporters and registered supporters.

Tom Watson was elected as Deputy Leader. 

Full voting figures are on the Labour Party website

“We go forward as a movement and a party, stronger, bigger and more determined than we have been for a very long time … We are going to reach out to everyone in this country, so no-one is left on the side, so everyone has a decent place in society”


Sky News




Want to hear more from the Labour leadership candidates?

These are the next opportunities for you to hear the candidates for Labour leader. 



Sunday 19 July 11am BBC1 Sunday Politics Show

Wednesday 22 July 7pm LBC radio (click on this link and you can email your questions in advance and also listen live)

Monday 17 August 7pm Channel 4  News

Tuesday 25 August 8.30pm BBC Radio 5 Live

Thursday 3 September 7pm Sky News

But that’s not all – you can also catch up on some of the debates that have already taken place by following the links below!

The Victoria Derbyshire show 13 July

Newsnight special 17 June

Stevanage Hustings 20 June

And there is more! You can get weekly updates on the Labour Party website of statements by the candidates for Leader and Deputy Leader

Deputy Leadership election: candidates’ details

At the moment there are 7 candidates. Here are their details.

Rushanara Ali Launch statement Campaign website

Ben Bradshaw Launch video Campaign website

Stella Creasy Campaign website

Angela Eagle Launch video Campaign website

Caroline Flint Campaign website 

John Healey Campaign website

Tom Watson Campaign website