Timetable for the Labour leadership contest (opens 7 January, closes 4 April)

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LabourList reports that Labour’s National Executive Committee has agreed the timetable for the leadership election. It is:

  • Tuesday 7 January – MP/MEP nominations open
  • Monday 13 January – MP/MEP noms close (2.30pm)
  • Tuesday 14 January – Registered supporters window opens (5pm)
  • Wednesday 15 January – CLP/affiliates nominations open
  • Thursday 16 January – Registered supporters window closes (5pm)
  • Monday 20 January – Freeze date for new members and affiliated supporters (5pm)
  • Friday 14 February – CLP/affiliates nominations close
  • Friday 21 February – Ballot opens
  • Thursday 2 April – Ballot closes
  • Saturday 4 April – Result announced

The fee for registered supporters has been set at £25 and there will be a 48-hour window during which those applicants can register to vote in the contests – the same as in the 2016 leadership election.

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