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Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

Uhura's Mazda

L. Ron Hoggard
Published by SLP
Location
Tamaki Makaurau
List of Prime Ministers of the United Kingdom
1945-1949: Hugh Dalton (Labour)
1949-1950: Sir Stafford Cripps (Labour)
1950-1957: Harold Macmillan (Conservative)
1957-1961: Selwyn Lloyd (Conservative)
1961-1965: Peter Thorneycroft (Conservative)
1965-1967: Harold Wilson (Labour)
1967-1972: Christopher Soames (Conservative)
1972: Julian Amery (Conservative)
1972-1974: Michael Stewart (Labour)
1974-1977: Anthony Crosland (Labour)
1977-1981: Robert Carr (Conservative)
1981-1986: Geoffrey Rippon (Conservative)
1986-1995: Geoffrey Howe (Conservative)
1995-1996: Norman Fowler (Conservative)
1996-2001: Gordon Brown (Labour)
2001-2008: Iain Duncan Smith (Conservative)
2008-2016: Boris Johnson (Conservative)
2016-2018: Liz Truss (Conservative)
2018-: Vince Cable (Labour)

There is a gimmick.
 

Tsar of New Zealand

Exceeding his yearly quota
Location
Wellington
A list based on the AH short story Southern Strategy, by Michael Flynn (no, not that one). An underrated piece, crammed with historical ironies and in-jokes, and one which I'd encourage anyone with ten spare minutes to read.

Presidents of the United States of America

1913 - 1919: Woodrow Wilson (Democratic)
1912 (with Thomas Marshall) def. Theodore Roosevelt (Progressive), William Taft (Republican), Eugene Debs (Socialist)
1916 (with Thomas Marshall) def. Charles Hughes (Republican), Allan Benson (Socialist)


1919 - 1921: Thomas Marshall (Democratic)

1921 - 1929: William McAdoo (Democratic)
1920 (with Samuel Ralston) def. Warren Harding (Republican), Eugene Debs (Socialist)
1924 (with Franklin Roosevelt) def. Robert La Follette (Republican), Norman Thomas (Socialist)


1929 - 1930: Franklin Roosevelt (Democratic)
1928 (with Joseph Robinson) def. Calvin Coolidge (Republican)
1930 Resigned due to health issues


1930 - 1933: Joseph Robinson (Democratic)

1933 - 1941: Herbert Hoover (Republican)
1932 (with Charles Curtis) def. Joseph Robinson (Democratic), Norman Thomas (Socialist)
1936 (with W. Franklin Knox) def. Huey Long (Democratic), Robert "Young Bob" La Follette, Jr. (Progressive/Farmer-Labor joint ticket)


1941 - 1944: W. Franklin Knox (Republican) †
1940 (with Wendell Willkie) def. Richard Russell, Jr. (Democratic)

1944: Wendell Willkie (Republican)

1944 - 1945: Henry Stimson (Republican)

1945 - 1949: Alben Barkley (Democratic)
1944 (with Scott Lucas) def. Arthur Vandenberg (Republican)

1949 - 1953: Harold Stassen (Republican)
1948 (with Rexford Tugwell) def. Alben Barkley (Democratic)

1953 - 1957: Hugo Black (Democratic)
1952 (with James Curley) def. Harold Stassen (Republican), Vito Marcantonio (Progressive)

1957 - 0000: Earl Warren (Republican)
1956 (with Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.) def. Harry Truman (Democratic)
 
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Thande

Caractacus P. Doom
Published by SLP
Undone by the Czech allegations?
Indeed. It was that and the idea I like in AH of 'an echo of OTL happens but it's not quite there, it's seen through blurry spectacles' - old leftie Labour MP unexpectedly becomes leader following party's defeat - similar to Meadow and Roem's use of Michael Fabricant as Mayor of London in President Ashdown.
 

Mumby

'I love the pun he will go far'
Published by SLP
CaliforNoir

1935-1936: Upton Sinclair (Democratic)
1934 (with Sheridan Downey) def. Frank Merriam (Republican)
1936-1939: Sheridan Downey (Democratic)
1939-1947: Howard F. Ahmanson Sr. (Republican)
1938 (with Walter Scott Fitzgerald) def. Sheridan Downey (Democratic), Harry Bridges (End Poverty In California)
1942 (with Walter Scott Fitzgerald) def. John F. Dockweiler (Democratic), Harry Bridges (Pacific Labor)

1947-1951: Howard E. Dorsey (Democratic)
1946 (with James Roosevelt) def. Walter Scott Fitzgerald (Republican), Harry Bridges (Pacific Labor), Robert Walker Kenny (Independent)

This is more supposed to capturing a feeling than being particularly realistic.

The idea is that Sinclair wins, but is assassinated in 1936, and his successor Downey has a rather accelerated version of his shift to the right IOTL. Harry Bridges avoid some of the stumbling blocks of OTL and runs as an EPIC candidate in 1938, ultimately going on to lead an antagonistic definitely not Communist party.

Downey loses due to the splitterism, and Howard F. Ahmanson, his political interests given a shot in the arm by the election of a horrible socialist in 1934 and the insidious growth of the ILWU across California, stands and wins. The EPIC institutions established by Sinclair are subverted by the likes of Ahmanson who made his fortune selling fire insurance to houses under threat of foreclosure, and while Pacific Labor marches from strength to strength, the Democrats struggle to make an impression.

The Democrats finally get back over the line in 1946, but California replaces naked graft with a reformist xenophobe - some wind is taken out of the sails of the Republicans by centrist candidate Kenny's tilt at the highest office in the state.

and a very quick presidents list

1933-1937: Al Smith (Democratic)
1932 (with Bill Murray) def. Herbert Hoover (Republican)
1937-1945: Douglass Buck (Republican)
1936 (with Frank Knox) def. Al Smith (Democratic), Huey Long (Union)
1940 (with Frank Knox) def. Wendell Willkie [replacing Huey Long] (Democratic), numerous 'Continuity Long' regional tickets

1945-1949: Harry F. Byrd (Democratic)
1944 (with Joseph C. O'Mahoney) def. Douglas MacArthur (Republican), Francis Townsend (Independent)

My idea is Smith's selection, and the fact he was established in the 'Progressive' tradition means that the third party Progressive candidate doesn't get very far in the 1934 California governor's race, allowing Sinclair to win. The Kingfish does his Classic Plan, only to go and get assassinated on the campaign trail in 1940. While Willkie tries to imitate Long's populist campaign, its just not the same coming from an obviously wealthy businessman, and lots of splitters do regional tickets that get enough votes to get the Republicans over the line again.

WW2 goes a bit worse, with a more isolationist US, but they do eventually get involved - over the North Sea again. But the war is still dragging in 1944, and while the GOP's reputation is poor after eight years in government, MacArthur is believed to have the star power to take them over the line. However, Francis Townsend's seizure of Long's coalition, and his presence in the North and West causes enough problems that combined with th GOP's travails, allows the Democrats to take back the White House.
 
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Uhura's Mazda

L. Ron Hoggard
Published by SLP
Location
Tamaki Makaurau
List of British Prime Ministers
1935-1937: Stanley Baldwin (National: Conservative, Liberal National, National Labour)
1935 election: Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Clement Attlee (Labour), John Simon (Liberal National), Herbert Samuel (Liberal), Ramsay MacDonald (National Labour), James Maxton (Independent Labour Party), Harry Pollitt (Communist)
1937-1939: Neville Chamberlain (National: Conservative, Liberal National, National Labour)
1939-1940: Neville Chamberlain (War: Conservative, Liberal National, National Labour)
1940-1941: Sir Winston Churchill (War: Conservative, Labour, Liberal National, Liberal, National Labour)
1941-1943: Hastings Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford (Peace: British People's, Independent Labour Party, Common Wealth)

1943-1947: Hastings Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford (Peace: British People's, Independent Labour Party, Common Wealth)
1943 election: 97% Peace List, 3% Blank
1947-1951: Denis Kendall (Peace: British People's, Independent Labour Party, Common Wealth)
1948 election: 95% Peace List, 4% Independents, 1% Blank
1951-1952: William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield (Peace: British People's, Independent Labour Party, Common Wealth)
1952-1954: Sir Winston Churchill (Victory: National, Labour, Communist, Liberal)
1953 election: Sir Winston Churchill (National), H. C. Evatt (Labour), Harry Pollitt (Communist), Don Bennett (Liberal)
1954-1955: Sir Winston Churchill (National)
1955-1963: Malcolm MacDonald (National)
1958 election: Malcolm MacDonald (National), Harold Soref (Social Movement), H. C. Evatt (Popular Front)
 
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Mumby

'I love the pun he will go far'
Published by SLP
List of British Prime Ministers
1935-1937: Stanley Baldwin (National: Conservative, Liberal National, National Labour)
1935 election: Stanley Baldwin (Conservative), Clement Attlee (Labour), John Simon (Liberal National), Herbert Samuel (Liberal), Ramsay MacDonald (National Labour), James Maxton (Independent Labour Party), Harry Pollitt (Communist)
1937-1939: Neville Chamberlain (National: Conservative, Liberal National, National Labour)
1939-1940: Neville Chamberlain (War: Conservative, Liberal National, National Labour)
1940-1941: Sir Winston Churchill (War: Conservative, Labour, Liberal National, Liberal, National Labour)
1941-1943: Hastings Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford (Peace: British People's, Independent Labour Party, Common Wealth)

1943-1947: Hastings Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford (Peace: British People's, Independent Labour Party, Common Wealth)
1943 election: 97% Peace List, 3% Blank
1947-1951: Denis Kendall (Peace: British People's, Independent Labour Party, Common Wealth)
1948 election: 95% Peace List, 4% Independents, 1% Blank
1951-1952: William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield (Peace: British People's, Independent Labour Party, Common Wealth)
1952-1954: Sir Winston Churchill (Victory: National, Labour, Communist, Liberal)
1953 election: Sir Winston Churchill (National), H. C. Evatt (Labour), Harry Pollitt (Communist), Don Bennett (Liberal)
1954-1955: Sir Winston Churchill (National)
1955-1963: Malcolm MacDonald (National)
1958 election: Malcolm MacDonald (National), Harold Soref (Social Movement), H. C. Evatt (Popular Front)
what is happening here
 

Yokai Man

Well-known member
what is happening here
That socialist Social Credit Anarchist pacifist dude David talked about in the British Politics Thread was successful in making his plan of uniting various pacifists together,taking down the government and brokering peace with Adolf,dominating British Politics with the Peace coalition till '52,when Winnie and the rest manage to defeat them under a Victory coalition and teach the Nazis/Soviets a lesson they'll never forget.
 
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Uhura's Mazda

L. Ron Hoggard
Published by SLP
Location
Tamaki Makaurau
what is happening here
Nothing very plausible, hence no write-up. Guy Aldred proposed in 1941 that Churchill should resign and be replaced by a coalition of pacifists and Socialists led by the, er, literal Fascist Duke of Bedford. This list is WI: That.

MPs not on board with the plan (those unable to flee to the Commonwealth) are sent to break rocks on Orkney, leaving the BPP to win lots of unopposed by-elections, along with an ILP which is rapidly taken over by ex-Labour collaborators and a Common Wealth Party which performs the same function for Liberals. Tom Wintringham fights a heroic last stand against the British Army, along with a small, doomed band of Home Guard guerillas. Corporatist electoral reform follows shortly after.

The Peace government, of course, is anything but - not only is there a large amount of Resistance activity, but the Nazis are quite keen for Britain to defend itself in the class war against the USSR, although the Soviets finally sue for peace in 1945, retreating to the borders of Brest-Litovsk. Intercontinental trade, however, dries up, leaving the UK in a particularly rough situation in the immediate post-war period - the only positive memories anyone has of the post-war Peace government are the building of the People's Car in Grantham, the sudden availability of a lot of housing in North London, and the popularisation of Tizer as an ersatz alternative to Coca-cola.

Finally, with Hitler dead and the Continent in the throes of an economic nightmare, Europe convulses and decides that things were in many ways a lot better before the rationing-induced rickets epidemic, and the Resistance overthrows the Axis in a revolutionary wave. Although Communists take over in much of liberated Europe and the Derby Soviet endures for several months, the ultimate will of the people is a return to normality in the form of Churchill's government in exile, imposed by a CANZUK Expeditionary Force.

MacDonald's pre-Exile colonial experience and Eden's gruesome death make the former a shoo-in to succeed Churchill when his health catches up with him, while Labour does its best to render itself unelectable - and collaborationist careers cut short by the Liberation begin to twitch into life again.
 

Charles EP M.

Well-known member
Published by SLP
1990 - July 2nd, 1996: John Major (Conservative)

July 2nd, 1996: John Major (wartime coalition), w/ Deputy PM Tony Blair

July 3rd, 1996 - July 5th, 1996: William Hague (wartime coalition), w/ Deputy PM Helen Liddell [emergency royal appointment]

July 5th 1996 - 1st May 1997: William Hague (Government of National Stability, Tory leadership)

1997 - 2002: John Hume (Social & Labour coalition) [elected]

2002 - 2005: Theresa May (One Nation party)

2005 - 2006: Jeremy Clarkson (One Nation) [party coup]

2006 - 2015: Lady Becky Johnson, KCBE VC (Social & Labour Party) [elected]

2015 - July 2nd, 2016: Ben Houchan (One Nation)

July 3rd - July 11th, 2016: HRH Harry I emergency decrees

July 12th, 2016 - 2018: Wing Commander Tim Peake (Government of National Stability) [appointed]

2018 - present: Siân Gwenllian (Homeland Party) [elected]
 
Nothing very plausible, hence no write-up. Guy Aldred proposed in 1941 that Churchill should resign and be replaced by a coalition of pacifists and Socialists led by the, er, literal Fascist Duke of Bedford. This list is WI: That.

MPs not on board with the plan (those unable to flee to the Commonwealth) are sent to break rocks on Orkney, leaving the BPP to win lots of unopposed by-elections, along with an ILP which is rapidly taken over by ex-Labour collaborators and a Common Wealth Party which performs the same function for Liberals. Tom Wintringham fights a heroic last stand against the British Army, along with a small, doomed band of Home Guard guerillas. Corporatist electoral reform follows shortly after.

The Peace government, of course, is anything but - not only is there a large amount of Resistance activity, but the Nazis are quite keen for Britain to defend itself in the class war against the USSR, although the Soviets finally sue for peace in 1945, retreating to the borders of Brest-Litovsk. Intercontinental trade, however, dries up, leaving the UK in a particularly rough situation in the immediate post-war period - the only positive memories anyone has of the post-war Peace government are the building of the People's Car in Grantham, the sudden availability of a lot of housing in North London, and the popularisation of Tizer as an ersatz alternative to Coca-cola.

Finally, with Hitler dead and the Continent in the throes of an economic nightmare, Europe convulses and decides that things were in many ways a lot better before the rationing-induced rickets epidemic, and the Resistance overthrows the Axis in a revolutionary wave. Although Communists take over in much of liberated Europe and the Derby Soviet endures for several months, the ultimate will of the people is a return to normality in the form of Churchill's government in exile, imposed by a CANZUK Expeditionary Force.

MacDonald's pre-Exile colonial experience and Eden's gruesome death make the former a shoo-in to succeed Churchill when his health catches up with him, while Labour does its best to render itself unelectable - and collaborationist careers cut short by the Liberation begin to twitch into life again.
I cannot help but to pity poor William Lyon Mackenzie King in this scenario. FDR was genuinely concerned about Britain falling and a Quisling-style puppet government be set up, and tried to recruit Mackenzie King and the other Commonwealth Prime Ministers to set up a contingency plan--essentially behind Churchill's back--for how the Royal Navy was to be dispersed immediately following the Fall of Britain, and how an exilic British government set up in Ottawa was to operate.

Seeing Mackenzie King was having massive problems at home with the French-speaking part of his country's population, with whom the war was very unpopular, he was not particularly happy with FDR's overtures at all.
 

Thande

Caractacus P. Doom
Published by SLP
Think I mentioned before when I did my Ken Livingstone list that I wanted to do more OTL electoral history lists for prominent OTL people to facilitate editing them to make ATL ones - the Livingstone one was basically just OTL with a twist at the end.

With that in mind:

Electoral history of Tony Blair

1982: Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Beaconsfield by-election
1982: Tim Smith (Con) def. Paul Tyler (Lib), Tony Blair (Lab), Michael Byrne (New Britain), Bill Boaks (Democratic Monarchist), Thomas Keen (Benn in Ten Unless Proportional Representation)
1983: Selected as Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Sedgefield
1983 def: Les Huckfield
1983-2007: Labour Member of Parliament for Sedgefield
1983 def: Gavin Horton (Con), David Shand (SDP), Maurice Logan-Salton (Ind)
1987 def: Nigel Hawkins (Con), Ralph Andrew (SDP)
1992 def: Nicholas Jopling (Con), Gary Huntington (Lib Dem)
1997 def: Elizabeth Pitman (Con), Ronald Beadle (Lib Dem), Miriam Hall (Referendum), Brian Gibson (Socialist Labour)
2001 def: Douglas Carswell (Con), Andrew Duffield (Lib Dem), Andrew Spence (UKIP), Brian Gibson (Socialist Labour), Christopher Driver (Rock 'n' Roll Loony), Helen John (Ind)
2005 def: Al Lockwood (Con), Robert Woodthorpe Browne (Lib Dem), Reg Keys (Ind), William Brown (UKIP), Mark Farrell (NF), Fiona Luckhurst-Matthews (Veritas), Berony Abraham (Ind), Melodie Staniforth (Monster Raving Loony), Jonathan Cockburn (Blair Must Go Party), Terrence Pattison (Senior Citizens Party), Cherri Gilham (UK Pensioners Party), Helen John (Ind), John Barker (Ind), Julian Brennan (Ind)

1994-2007: Leader of the Labour Party
1994 def: John Prescott, Margaret Beckett
1994-1997: Leader of the Opposition (Labour)
1997-2007: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Labour)
1997 def: John Major (Con), Paddy Ashdown (Lib Dem)
2001 def: William Hague (Con), Charles Kennedy (Lib Dem)
2005 def: Michael Howard (Con), Charles Kennedy (Lib Dem)


Can anyone think of anything else that should be in there or any thoughts on the format? The only other thing I couldn't find was if he was selected over anyone else in the Beaconsfield by-election of 1982 - @Ingsoc ? @iainbhx ?
 

Ares96

Skriver som en sockerkonditor
Published by SLP
That reminds me of an old idea of mine...

Electoral history of Carl Hagen
1964-65: Member of the Student Representative Council, Sunderland Technical College
1967-68: President of the Students' Union, Newcastle College of Commerce
1968-69: Vice President of the National Union of Students
1968 def. Jack Straw (RSA)
1969: Candidate for President of the National Union of Students
1969: Trevor Fisk (Mod) def. Carl Hagen (ind), Jack Straw (RSA)
1970-72: President of the National Union of Students
1970 def. Trevor Fisk (Mod), Jack Straw (RSA)
1971 def. Digby Jacks (RSA)

1974: Selected as Conservative candidate for Louth
1974-83: Conservative Member of Parliament for Louth
Feb 1974 def. John Sellick (Liberal), A. G. Dowson (Labour)
Oct 1974 def. John Sellick (Liberal), R. Mitchell (Labour)
1979 def. John Sellick (Liberal), Clive Betts (Labour)

1979-81: Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
1981-83: Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
1983-97: Conservative Member of Parliament for Brigg and Cleethorpes
1983 def. Gavin Wigginton (Liberal), John Hough (Labour)
1987 def. Ian Powney (Liberal), Terence Geraghty (Labour)
1992 def. Ian Cawsey (Labour), Margaret Cockbill (Liberal), Douglas Jacques (Green)

1983-85: Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
1985-87: Secretary of State for Agriculture, Fisheries and the Environment
1987-88:

Still a bit unsure how to represent positions in government.
 

theev

Well-known member
Think I mentioned before when I did my Ken Livingstone list that I wanted to do more OTL electoral history lists for prominent OTL people to facilitate editing them to make ATL ones - the Livingstone one was basically just OTL with a twist at the end.

With that in mind:

Electoral history of Tony Blair

1982: Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Beaconsfield by-election
1982: Tim Smith (Con) def. Paul Tyler (Lib), Tony Blair (Lab), Michael Byrne (New Britain), Bill Boaks (Democratic Monarchist), Thomas Keen (Benn in Ten Unless Proportional Representation)
1983: Selected as Labour Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Sedgefield
1983 def: Les Huckfield
1983-2007: Labour Member of Parliament for Sedgefield
1983 def: Gavin Horton (Con), David Shand (SDP), Maurice Logan-Salton (Ind)
1987 def: Nigel Hawkins (Con), Ralph Andrew (SDP)
1992 def: Nicholas Jopling (Con), Gary Huntington (Lib Dem)
1997 def: Elizabeth Pitman (Con), Ronald Beadle (Lib Dem), Miriam Hall (Referendum), Brian Gibson (Socialist Labour)
2001 def: Douglas Carswell (Con), Andrew Duffield (Lib Dem), Andrew Spence (UKIP), Brian Gibson (Socialist Labour), Christopher Driver (Rock 'n' Roll Loony), Helen John (Ind)
2005 def: Al Lockwood (Con), Robert Woodthorpe Browne (Lib Dem), Reg Keys (Ind), William Brown (UKIP), Mark Farrell (NF), Fiona Luckhurst-Matthews (Veritas), Berony Abraham (Ind), Melodie Staniforth (Monster Raving Loony), Jonathan Cockburn (Blair Must Go Party), Terrence Pattison (Senior Citizens Party), Cherri Gilham (UK Pensioners Party), Helen John (Ind), John Barker (Ind), Julian Brennan (Ind)

1994-2007: Leader of the Labour Party
1994 def: John Prescott, Margaret Beckett
1994-1997: Leader of the Opposition (Labour)
1997-2007: Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Labour)
1997 def: John Major (Con), Paddy Ashdown (Lib Dem)
2001 def: William Hague (Con), Charles Kennedy (Lib Dem)
2005 def: Michael Howard (Con), Charles Kennedy (Lib Dem)


Can anyone think of anything else that should be in there or any thoughts on the format? The only other thing I couldn't find was if he was selected over anyone else in the Beaconsfield by-election of 1982 - @Ingsoc ? @iainbhx ?
I might wrap it up with something like 2007-Present: Private Citizen (Labour) but that's just me personally.
 
1970: Edward Heath (Conservative)
Election 1970: Harold Wilson (Labour); Jeremy Thorpe (Liberal)
Election 1974: Harold Wilson (Labour); Jeremy Thorpe (Liberal)


1976: Willie Whitelaw (Conservative)

1979: Shirley Williams (Labour)
Election 1979: Willie Whitelaw (Conservative); David Steel (Liberal)
Election 1983: Keith Joseph (Conservative); David Steel & Ian Gilmour (Liberal - One Nation Party Alliance)
Election 1987: Douglas Hurd (Conservative); David Steel & Michael Heseltine (Liberal - One Nation Party Alliance)


1990: Neil Kinnock (Labour)
Election 1992: Douglas Hurd (Conservative); Paddy Ashdown (United Liberal)


1997: Michael Portillo (Conservative)
Election 1997: Neil Kinnock (Labour); Paddy Ashdown (United Liberal)
Election 2001: Alan Johnson (Labour); Charles Kennedy (United Liberal)
Election 2005: Jack Straw (Labour); Charles Kennedy (United Liberal)


2007: Francis Maude (Conservative)

2010: David Miliband (Labour) (Coalition 2010-15)
Election 2010: Francis Maude (Conservative); Nick Clegg (United Liberal)
Election 2015: George Osborne (Conservative); Suzanne Evans (UKIP); Nick Clegg (United Liberal)


2016: Yvette Cooper (Minority 2016-19)
Election 2017: Iain Duncan Smith (Conservative); Suzanne Evans (UKIP); Tim Farron (United Liberal)


2019: TBC
Either Sir Keir Starmer, Douglas Alexander, Owen Smith, Chuka Umunna or Clive Lewis



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