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Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn, the MP for Islington North
Party:
Labour

Constituency:
Islington North

Date of birth:
26 May 1949

Telephone:
020 7219 3000

Address:
The House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Political profile:
Jeremy Corbyn was first elected to the Commons in 1983.

He remains committed to the same Socialist vision he had during the Thatcher and Major governments.

He is also the most consistent rebel in the parliamentary Labour party.

He is a left wing member of the Campaign Group and is an outspoken critic of the government's record on human rights and civil liberties. He is especially critical of the way asylum seekers are treated.

He attracted criticism in the 1980s for his support of Sinn Fein and a united Ireland.

He was a champion of the Birmingham Six and Guildford Four before their releases.

Mr Corbyn has been a vocal opponent of the US led war on Iraq.


TOP THREE PARTIES AT A GLANCE
Labour Labour 61.9%
Liberal Democrat Liberal Democrat 19%
Conservative Conservative 10.8%
IN DETAIL
Name Party Votes %
Jeremy Corbyn Labour 18,699 61.9
Laura Willoughby Liberal Democrat 5,741 19
Neil Rands Conservative 3,249 10.8
Christopher Ashby Green 1,876 6.2
Stephen Cook SLP 512 1.7
Emine Hassan REP 139 0.5
Majority 12,958
Turnout 48.8%
POLITICAL MAKE UP OF LONDON
A map of London showing its political make up.



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