39 Facts About Labour Party

1. Labour Party was founded by Peronist trade union leaders at the end of October 1945.

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2. Labour Party is a member of the European Party of European Socialists and the global Progressive Alliance.

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3. Labour Party has a famous history of rebellious backbenchers, who turn the tide of Labour policy and help the Tories get their policies through instead.

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4. Labour Party was defeated with a wide 13,000 vote margin.

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5. Labour Party was confirmed in office in the 1976 elections.

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6. The Communist Labour Party has since only contested the 1987 elections.

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7. Labour Party was founded as the Chamber of Labour in 1921 by one of the union branches affiliated with the Imperial Government Workers Union.

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8. The Labour Party is organised geographically in the local committees and district and regional (largest) administrations.

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9. Labour Party won a majority in the 1997 general election under the leadership of Tony Blair, its first general election victory since October 1974 and the first general election since.

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10. The Labour Party is a political party in the United Kingdom.

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11. Labour Party has had seventeen leaders—ten of whom have served as Prime Minister.

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12. The Labour Party was formed in this period as the political wing of the labour movement, and was financed by trade unions.

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13. New Zealand Labour Party was an amalgamation of a number of early groups, the oldest of which was founded in 1901.

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14. Labour Party was first in power from 1935 to 1949, under Prime Ministers Michael Joseph Savage and Peter Fraser, when it established New Zealand's welfare state.

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15. New Zealand Labour Party was formed in 1916 by various socialist parties and trade unions.

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16. The Labour Party secured commitments on housing, welfare and job creation in exchange for its support.

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17. Labour Party is a federal party with branches in each state and territory.

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18. The Labour Party was thus instrumental in establishing constitutional party politics in Ireland.

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19. Labour Party is the third largest in the Scottish Parliament and sends the second most MEPs from the United Kingdom to the European Parliament, sitting in the Socialists and Democrats Group.

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20. Labour Party is currently the largest party in the Welsh Assembly, forming the main party in the current Welsh government.

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21. Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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22. The Labour Party won 63 seats in the 1918 election.

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23. In 1931, when the Parliamentary Labour Party was reduced to 52 members, the 16 seats it won in the south Wales coalfield constituted its largest stronghold.

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24. Labour Party will place cookies on your computer to help us make this website better.

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25. Labour Party was created in 1900: a new party for a new century.

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26. The Labour Party won the general election in 1945 for the first time.

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27. Labour Party was officially formed in 1906, just after the general election, as a successor of the Labour Representative Committee formed in 1900.

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28. Labour Party was in power in the United Kingdom government from 1997 to 2010, but now sits in opposition.

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29. Labour Party is the main centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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30. The Labour Party launched a massive public campaign against the controversial tax, collecting 1.5 million signatures on a petition.

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31. Labour Party moved to the left during the early 1930s.

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32. Labour Party was emerging from the rapidly growing union movement after 1890.

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33. Labour Party was a member of the Labour and Socialist International between 1923 and 1940.

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34. Labour Party is a founder member of the Party of European Socialists.

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35. Labour Party is a membership organisation consisting of individual members and Constituency Labour Parties, affiliated trade unions, socialist societies and the Co-operative Party, with which it has an electoral agreement.

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36. Labour Party edged out the Conservatives in the May 2014 European parliamentary elections winning 20 seats to the Conservatives' 19.

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37. Labour Party had a distinctive and suspicious foreign policy based on pacifism.

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38. The Labour Party is currently the largest party in the Welsh Assembly, forming the main party in the current Welsh government.

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39. The Labour Party is claiming its shows that while austerity is hitting colleges the Conservative Party is still happy to send millions to its "favourite advertising agency.

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