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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. Our volunteers have been adding information on Richard Corbett - here's everything we know so far!


Richard Graham Corbett is a British politician who served as the final Leader of the European Parliamentary Labour Party, from 2017 to 2020. He was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Merseyside West from 1996 to 1999 and then for Yorkshire and the Humber from 1999 to 2009, when he lost his seat, and again from 2014 to 2020. He attended Shadow Cabinet meetings and was a member of the Labour Party's National Executive Committee.

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Born: 1955-01-06

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Richard Corbett's local party is the Labour.

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(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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