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New leadership elected at Workers Party congress

The Workers Party of Britain has elected a new leadership on the first day of its Congress, which is happening in Birmingham this weekend.

George Galloway the former Labour and Respect MP has been re-elected Leader of the party. He is joined by three Deputy Leaders elected by the party, they are Andy Hudd, a train driver and the Vice President of Aslef, Chris Williamson, former leader of Derby Council and ex-Labour MP for Derby North, and Peter Ford the former British diplomat who was Ambassador to Syria and Bahrain.

Joining them is a newly elected national members council of twenty persons.

The Congress continues on Sunday, where it will discuss local government reform and fan participation in sport amongst other topics. The Workers Party GB is four years old having been founded in 2019 in the wake of the collapse of project Corbyn.