Scottish Labour Party

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The Scottish Labour Party is a political party in Scotland. It is part of the British Labour Party. The party's policies usually promote social democracy and democratic socialism. It also supports Scotland remaining part of the United Kingdom.

In the Scottish Parliament, it is the main opposition party. It controls 37 out of 129 seats. The party also controls 41 out of 59 Scottish seats in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom and 2 out of 6 Scottish seats in the European Parliament.

On 13th December 2014 Jim Murphy MP became the leader of the party. The deputy leader is Kezia Dugdale MSP.[1]

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  1. "MP Jim Murphy named Scottish Labour leader". BBC News. 13 December 2014. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-30461687. Retrieved 29 December 2014.

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