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Scottish Labour Party leader election

TSSA members can vote in Scottish Labour leadership election by 9 October

It's your right as a TSSA member in Scotland - affiliated to the Labour Party for more than one hundred years - to vote in the Scottish Labour Leadership election, by registering as an affiliate member below at no additional cost.

Vote for Scotland's future. TSSA is recommending Richard Leonard as the candidate for leader. You can read more here: 

Eligibility to vote in the 2017 Scottish Labour leadership election

Entitlement to register as affiliated supporters

TSSA members in Scotland can apply to be Labour Party affiliated supporters and therefore be eligible for a vote in Scottish Labour’s leadership elections, but there are criteria for applications to be accepted.

TSSA members must:

  • Pay the political levy – this will be the case unless the member has opted out. It is a portion of member subscriptions to fund political campaigning by the union.
  • Agree to the statement that they support the aims and values of the Labour Party and are not a supporter of any other political party and agree for their contact details to be shared with the Labour Party.
  • Be on the electoral register at the address given to the union and the Labour Party.
  • Provide a date of birth and email address.
  • Apply to be an affiliated supporter before Monday 9 October 2017. To do this, fill in the Labour supporter form below.

The Labour Party will be conducting the election. Queries about the ballot or members wishing to check if their applications have been accepted by the Labour Party should contact the Labour Party