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Richard Leonard

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Richard Leonard

Leonard in 2016
Leader of the Scottish Labour Party
In office
18 November 2017 – 14 January 2021
DeputyLesley Laird
Jackie Baillie
LeaderJeremy Corbyn
Keir Starmer
Preceded byKezia Dugdale
Succeeded byAnas Sarwar
Member of the Scottish Parliament
for Central Scotland
Assumed office
6 May 2016
Personal details
Born1962 (age 61–62)
Yorkshire, England
Political partyLabour
Alma materUniversity of Stirling

Richard Leonard (born 1962) is a British politician. He served as leader of the Scottish Labour Party from 2017 to 2021. He was elected to be in charge of the party after Kezia Dugdale quit.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Richard Leonard voted Scottish Labour leader". The Guardian. 18 November 2017. Archived from the original on 18 November 2017.
  2. "Richard Leonard quits as Scottish Labour leader". BBC News. 14 January 2021. Retrieved 15 January 2021.