Briefing

Labour NEC elections


Voting for the Labour Party National Executive Committee (NEC) and other internal party elections is now underway until Friday 26th August.

Please support the Grassroots 5 candidates (#Grassroots5) who are standing on a programme of radical policies and support for internal Labour Party democracy (more details here).

The Grassroots 5 candidates are:

  • Jess Barnard
  • Gemma Bolton
  • Yasmine Dar
  • Mish Rahman
  • Naomi Wimborne-Idrissi

The Grassroots 5 are supported by 13 organisations across the Labour left:

  • Campaign for Labour Party Democracy
  • Campaign for Socialism (Scotland)
  • Jewish Voice for Labour
  • Kashmiris for Labour
  • Labour Assembly Against Austerity
  • Labour Black Socialists
  • Labour Briefing (Co-op)
  • Labour CND
  • Labour Representation Committee
  • Labour Women Leading
  • Northern England Labour Left
  • Red Labour
  • Welsh Labour Grassroots

 The Grassroots 5 are also supported by leading MPs including Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott, Ian Lavery, Richard Burgon, John McDonnell and others.

Follow the Grassroots 5 on social media
Twitter: @G5for_nec
Facebook: labourgrassroots5


How to vote in the forthcoming NEC elections

When the ballot papers arrive, the most effective way to use your preference vote will be to list your preferences in the order recommended by the Grassroots 5. There will be different recommended preference orders for members living in different geographical areas. The recommended order of candidates for your area can be accessed at: https://www.clpd.org.uk/resource/how-should-i-vote/


Voting in the other party elections

The recommended candidates for these other NEC places are:

  • Lara McNeill for Youth Rep
  • Ankunda Matsiko for BAME Rep
  • Cllr Matt White & Cllr Aneesa Akbar for Local Government Reps
  • Lynne Jones for Wales Rep

The recommended candidates for the National Policy Forum (NPF) in your region can be found here.

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