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Richard Corbett

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Richard Corbett was the Labour Party candidate in Yorkshire and the Humber in the European Parliament (UK) elections. They were elected with 210,516 votes. Our volunteers have been adding information on Richard Corbett - here's everything we know so far!


Richard Graham Corbett (born 6 January 1955) is a British politician serving as Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party since 2017. He is a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for Yorkshire and the Humber. He represented Merseyside West from 1996 to 1999 (under the system that predated the present proportional representation regional system), Yorkshire & Humber from 1999 until 2009, and Yorkshire & Humber again after being re-elected in 2014. He is vice-chair of the European Movement in the UK, and on the executive committee of the Labour Movement for Europe. He attends Shadow Cabinet and is a member of the Labour Party NEC (National Executive Committee).

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Local hustings

You can meet candidates and question them at local hustings. Here are hustings where Richard Corbett may be appearing.

(Past event) Saturday 18 May 2019 13:30–15:30: European Election Hustings, Leeds Civic Hall LS1 1UR. See video or other info from this event.

(Past event) Wednesday 15 May 2019 19:30–22:30: European Elections 2019 Hustings, The Wesley Centre Harrogate HG1 1PP.

Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2019: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the Labour Party candidate for the Yorkshire and the Humber
  • 2014: The European Parliament (UK) elections, as the Labour Party candidate for the Yorkshire and the Humber

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