Sebastian Payne

2015 Labour leadership contest — who’s nominated who

2015 Labour leadership contest — who's nominated who
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The Labour leadership contest is in full swing, with Labour MPs announcing who will they be backing to be the next leader. Under new rules, each candidate requires the backing of 35 MPs to make it into the ballot paper. Four candidates have made it onto the ballot paper:

The candidates

MPs backing

Bookies' odds

YouGov poll

Andy Burnham

68 (on the ballot)

4/5

10%

Yvette Cooper

59 (on the ballot)

11/4

4%

Liz Kendall

41 (on the ballot)

3/1

7%

Jeremy Corbyn

36 (on the ballot)

25/1

 4%

Who's backing who

Andy Burnham

Yvette Cooper

Liz Kendall

Jeremy Corbyn

Mary Creagh (dropped out)

Unknown

Alan Meale

Adrian Bailey

Alison McGovern

Andrew Smith

Helen Hayes

Alan Campbell

Alan Whitehead

Andy Slaughter

Angela Smith

Cat Smith

Susan Elan Jones

Alan Johnson

Albert Owen

Ann Clwyd

Ann Coffey

Catherine West

Rosie Cooper

Alex Cunningham

Bridget Phillipson

Barry Sheerman

Chi Onwurah

Angela Eagle

Andrew Gwynne

Catherine McKinnell

Christopher Evans

Clive Efford

Barry Gardiner

Andy Burnham

Chris Bryant

Chuka Umunna

Clive Lewis

Ben Bradshaw

Andy McDonald

Chris Leslie

Emma Reynolds

David Lammy

Caroline Flint

Angela Rayner

Colleen Fletcher

Fiona Mactaggart

Dawn Butler

David Winnick

Anna Turley

Daniel Zeichner

Gavin Shuker

Dennis Skinner

Ed Miliband 

Barbara Keeley

David Hanson

Gisela Stuart

Diane Abbott

Gearld Kaufman 

Bill Esterson

Diana Johnson

Gloria De Piero

Emily Thornberry

Graham Allen

Carolyn Harris

Fabian Hamilton

Jenny Chapman

Frank Field

Graham Stringer

Chris Matheson

Geoffrey Robinson

Ivan Lewis

Gareth Thomas

Harriet Harman

Christina Rees

George Howarth

Jessica Morden

Gordon Marsden

Stella Creasy

Clive Betts

Geraint Davies

Jim Dowd

Grahame Morris

Rob Marris

Conor McGinn

Helen Goodman

Joan Ryan

Huw Irranca-Davies

John Cryer

Dan Jarvis

Helen Jones

John Woodcock

Imran Hussain

Rosie Winterton

David Anderson

Ian Austin

Jonathan Reynolds

Jeremy Corbyn

Keith Vaz

David Crausby

Jack Dromey

Julie Elliott

Jo Cox

Lindsay Hoyle

Debbie Abrahams

Jess Phillips

Kevin Barron

John McDonnell

Roger Godsiff

Derek Twigg

Jim Cunningham

Liz Kendall

Jon Cruddas

Mark Tami

Emma Lewell-Buck

Jim Fitzpatrick

Louise Ellman

Jon Trickett

Meg Hillier

Gerald Jones

John Healey

Margaret Hodge

Kate Osamor

Natascha Engel

Graham Jones

John Mann

Mark Hendrick

Kelvin Hopkins

Harry Harpham

John Spellar

Mike Gapes

Louise Haigh

Heidi Alexander

Jon Ashworth

Mike Kane

Margaret Beckett

Hilary Benn

Judith Cummins

Nick Smith

Michael Meacher

Holly Lynch

Karen Buck

Pat McFadden

Neil Coyle

Iain Wright

Karin Smyth

Paul Flynn

Rebecca Long-Bailey

Ian Lavery

Kate Green

Peter Kyle

Richard Burgon

Ian Lucas

Kevan Jones

Phil Wilson

Ronnie Campbell

Ian Mearns

Khalid Mahmood

Simon Danczuk

Rupa Huq

Jamie Reed

Liam Byrne

Siobhain McDonagh

Rushanara Ali

Jeff Smith

Lyn Brown

Stephen Doughty

Sadiq Khan

Jo Stevens

Madeleine Moon

Stephen Timms

Sarah Champion

Julie Cooper

Maria Eagle

Stephen Twigg

Tulip Siddiq

Justin Madders

Marie Rimmer

Steve Reed

Karl Turner

Matthew Pennycook

Toby Perkins

Kate Hoey

Melanie Onn

Tom Blenkinsop

Kate Hollern

Naseem Shah

Tristram Hunt

Keir Starmer

Nic Dakin

Wes Streeting

Kerry McCarthy

Nick Brown

Kevin Brennan

Paula Sherriff

Lilian Greenwood

Richard Burden

Lisa Nandy

Roberta Blackman-Woods

Liz McInnes

Ruth Cadbury

Luciana Berger

Ruth Smeeth

Lucy Powell

Seema Malhotra

Margaret Greenwood

Shabana Mahmood

Mary Glindon

Sharon Hodgson

Michael Dugher

Stephen Kinnock

Nia Griffith

Steve McCabe

Nick Thomas-Symonds

Stephen Pound

Owen Smith

Sue Hayman

Pat Glass

Thangam Debbonaire

Paul Blomfield

Vernon Coaker

Paul Farrelly

Vicky Foxcroft

Peter Dowd

Virendra Sharma

Rachael Maskell

Yvette Cooper

Rachel Reeves

Rob Flello

Stephen Hepburn

Steve Rotheram

Teresa Pearce

Valerie Vaz

Wayne David

Yasmin Qureshi

Yvonne Fovargue

Timetable: the nominations open on 9 June and close on 15 June. The hustings period begins two days later on 17 June. The ballot papers will be sent out on 14 August and there will be a special conference to announce the result on 12 September.