Richard Leonard

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Richard Leonard

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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 58–59)
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 2017. 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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. "Richard Leonard quits as Scottish Labour leader". BBC News. 14 January 2021. Retrieved 15 January 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)