Following defeat at the 2015 general election Labour leader Ed Miliband resigned, setting in course an election to find a new leader and deputy leader. Party members, union affilates and registered supporters were each given a vote, and the results, given below, were declared on 12th September 2015 at the QEII Conference Centre in London. Jeremy Corbyn was elected leader by a large margin and Tom Watson deputy leader after three rounds of voting. Several pre-election debates between the leadership candidates – Jeremy Corbyn, Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper and Liz Kendall – were broadcast, and you can view them below.
|Results 1st Stage||Labour Members||Registered Supporters||Affiliated Supporters||Total||% of Vote|