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Which CLPs are nominating who in the 2016 Labour leadership contest?

Who is getting the most CLP nominations in the race to be Labour leader?

Jeremy Corbyn, the sitting Labour leader, has been challenged by Owen Smith, the MP for Pontypridd. Now that both are on the ballot, constituency Labour parties (CLPs) can give supporting nominations. Although they have no direct consequence on the race, they provide an early indication of how the candidates are doing in the country at large. While CLP meetings are suspended for the duration of the contest, they can meet to plan campaign sessions, prepare for by-elections, and to issue supporting nominations. 

Scottish local parties are organised around Holyrood constituencies, not Westminster constituencies. Some Westminster parties are amalgamated - where they have nominated as a bloc, we have counted them as their separate constituencies, with the exception of Northern Ireland, where Labour does not stand candidates. To avoid confusion, constitutencies with dual language names are listed in square [] brackets. If the constituency party nominated in last year's leadership race, that preference is indicated in italics.  In addition, we have listed the endorsements of trade unions and other affliates alongside the candidates' names.

Jeremy Corbyn (242)

Aberconwy (did not nominate in 2015)

Aberdeen Donside (did not nominate in 2015)

Aldridge-Brownhills (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Almond Valley (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Arundel & South Downs (did not nominate in 2015)

Argyll & Bute (nominated Yvette Cooper)

Ashton-under-Lyme (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Bath (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Barrow-in-Furness (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Bedford (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Berwick-upon-Tweed (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Beverley and Holderness (did not nominate in 2015)

Bolton North East (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Bolton South East (nominated Jeremy Corbyn)

Bolton West (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Bolsover (did not nominate in 2015)

Bournemouth East (did not nominate in 2015)

Bournemouth West (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Bootle (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Blackley & Broughton (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Birmingham Hall Green (did not nominate)

Bradford East (did not nominate in 2015)

Brent Central (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Bromley & Chislehurst (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Broxtowe (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Bristol East (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Bristol North West (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Bristol South (did not nominate in 2015)

Bristol West (did not nominate in 2015)

Bury North (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Bury-St-Edmunds (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Brent North (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Brentford & Isleworth (did not nominate in 2015)

Calder Valley (also nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Camberwell and Peckham (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

Canterbury (did not nominate in 2015)

Ceredigion (did not nominate in 2015)

Congleton (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Coatbridge and Chryston (did not nominate in 2015)

Cheltenham (did not nominate in 2015)

Chesterfield (did not nominate in 2015)

Chesham and Amersham (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Chippenham (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Chipping Barnet (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Chingford and Wood Green (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Clacton (did not nominate in 2015)

Cities of London and Westminster (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

Colchester (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Cunninghame South (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Crewe and Nantwich (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Croydon Central (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Croydon North (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Clydebank and Milngavie (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Clwyd West (did not nominate in 2015)

Dagenham & Rainham (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Derbyshire Dales (did not nominate in 2015)

Dewsbury (did not nominate in 2015)

Dulwich & West Norwood (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

Dundee East (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Dundee West (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Doncaster Central (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Dover (did not nominate in 2015)

Delyn (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Devizes (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Dwyfor Meirionnydd (did not nominate in 2015)

East Devon (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

East Surrey (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

East Worthing and Shoreham (did not nominate in 2015)

Eastleigh (did not nominate in 2015)

Easington (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Edinburgh Central 

Edinburgh North and Leith (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Eddisbury (did not nominate in 2015)

Elmet & Rothwell (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Ellesmere Port & Neston (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Enfield North (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Enfield Southgate (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Erith and Thamesmead (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Epping Forest (did not nominate in 2015)

Faversham & Mid-Kent (did not nominate in 2015)

Folkestone & Hythe (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Gainsborough (did not nominate in 2015)

Gateshead (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn (did not nominate in 2015)

Glasgow Kelvin (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Glasgow Southside (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Glasgow Shettleston (nominated Jeremy Corbyn)

Gloucester (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Grantham and Stamford (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Great Yarmouth (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Gower (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Hackney North and Stoke Newington (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Hackney South and Shoreditch (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Halesowen and Rowley Regis (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Halifax (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Hampstead and Kilburn (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Harborough (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Harlow (nominated Andy Burnahm in 2015)

Harrow East (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Harrow West (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Harrogate and Knaresborough (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Harwich and North Essex (did not nominate in 2015)

Hastings & Rye (did not nominate in 2015)

Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Halton (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Havant (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Hayes & Harlington (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Hereford and South Herefordshire (did not nominate in 2015)

Hexham (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Horsham (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Holborn & St Pancras (did not nominate in 2015)

Hitchin & Harpenden (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Hyndburn (did not nominate in 2015)

Islington North (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Islington South (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Isle of Wight (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Ilford South (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Jarrow (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Kingston & Surbiton (did not nomination in 2015)

Kensington & Chelsea (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Kirkcaldy (did not nominate in 2015)

Kingswood (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Knowsley (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Lancaster & Fleetwood (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Lewisham West & Penge (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Linlithgow  (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Liverpool Riverside (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Liverpool West Derby (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Liverpool Walton (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Leeds East (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Leeds North West (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Lewes (did not nominate in 2015)

Lincoln (did not nominate in 2015)

Louth & Horncastle (did not nominate in 2015)

Luton North (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Luton South (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Maidenhead (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Macclesfield (nominated Yvette Cooper)

Monmouth (did not nominate in 2015)

Montgomeryshire (did not nominate in 2015)

Morecambe and Lunesdale (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Mid Bedfordshire  (did not nominate in 2015)

Mid Derbyshire (did not nominate in 2015)

Mid Sussex (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Mid Worcestershire (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Midlothian North & Musselburgh (also nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Midlothian South, Tweeddale and Lauderdale (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Middlesbrough (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Milton Keynes North (did not nominate in 2015)

Milton Keynes South (did not nominate in 2015)

New Forest East (did not nominate in 2015)

Newbury (didn't make a supporting nomination in 2015)

Newcastle Central (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Newcastle-under-Lyme (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Newton Abbott (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

Newark (did not nominate in 2015)

Northampton North (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Northampton South (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

North Cornwall (also nominated in 2015)

North Somerset (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

North Shropshire (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

North Norfolk (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

North West Hampshire (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

North Wiltshire (did not nominate in 2015)

Old Bexley and Sidcup (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Penrith and Borders (did not nominate in 2015)

Peterborough (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Preseli Pembrokeshire (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Preston (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Poplar and Limehouse (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Poole (did not nominate in 2015)Pudsey (nominated Andy Bunrnham in 2015)

Portsmouth South (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Portsmouth North (did not nominate in 2015)

Plymouth Moor View (did not nominate in 2015)

Rayleigh & Wickford (did not nominate in 2015)

Redcar (did not nominate in 2015)

Reading West (did not nominate in 2015)

Reigate (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Rochester & Strood (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Rochford and Southend East (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Romford (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Romsey and Southampton North (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Ribble Valley (did not nominate in 2015)

Salford & Eccles (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Salisbury (did not nominate in 2015)

Scarborough & Whitby (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Scunthorpe (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Sefton Central (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Sevenoaks (did not nominate in 2015)

Sherwood (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Shipley (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Stalybridge and Hyde (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

St Helens South & Whiston (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Stoke-on-Trent South (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Stockport (nominated Jeremy Corbyn)

Solihull (did not nominate in 2015)

Somerton and Frome (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015) 

Southampton Itchen (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Southampton Test (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Southport (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

South Cambridgeshire  (did not nominate in 2015)

South East Cambridgeshire (did not nominate in 2015)

South East Cornwall (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

South Dorset (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

South Ribble (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

South Thanet (did not nominate in 2015)

South Northamptonshire (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

South West Bedfordshire (did not nominate in 2015)

South West Devon (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

South West Norfolk (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

South West Wiltshire (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Surrey Heath (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Sutton & Cheam (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Sutton Coldfield (did not nominate in 2015)

Stroud (did not nominate Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Stretford & Urmston (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Swansea West (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Tatton (did not nominate in 2015)

The Cotswolds (did not nominate in 2015)

Thornbury & Yate (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Thurrock (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Tottenham (also nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Totnes (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Torbay (did not nominate in 2015)

Truro & Falmouth (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Tewkesbury (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Uxbridge & South Ruislip (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Vale of Clwyd (did not nominate in 2015)

Ynys Môn (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Wansbeck (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Walthamstow (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Wakefield (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Warwick & Leamington (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Winchester (did not nominate in 2015)

Witney (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Wellingborough (did not nominate in 2015)

Westmoreland and Lonsdale (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Weston-super-Mare (did not nominate in 2015)

West Suffolk (nominated Jeremy Corbyn)

Wirral South (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Worthing West (did not nominate in 2015)

Wokingham (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Wyre Forest (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Trade union nominations:

Aslef

BFAWU

CWU

FBU

UCATT

Unison

Unite

TSSA

Affliate nominations:

Young Labour

Owen Smith (45)

Aberdeenshire West (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Altrincham and Sale West (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Ayr (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Batley and Spen (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Battersea (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Basingstoke (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Blaneau Gwent (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Bermondsey & Old Southwark (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

Bow and Bethnal Green (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Clydesdale (did not nominate)

Charnwood (did not nominate in 2015)

Dumfriesshire (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Ealing Central and Acton (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

East Lothian (did not nominate in 2015)

Finchley and Golders Green (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Galloway and West Dumfries (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Glasgow Cathcart (nominated Yvette Cooper)

Great Grimsby (nominated Yvette Cooper)

Greenock & Inverclyde (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Hornsey & Wood Green (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Inverness & Nairn (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Reading East (did not nominate in 2015)

Richmond Park (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Runnymede and Weybridge (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Rutherglen (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Leceister East (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Mitcham and Morden (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

Moray (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

Morley and Outwood (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

North East Fife (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Nottingham South (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Newcastle North (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Strathkelvin and Bearsden (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Streatham (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

South Swindon (did not nominate in 2015)

Twickenham (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Uddingston and Bellshill (nominated Andy Burnham in 2015)

Vauxhall (nominated Liz Kendall in 2015)

Warrington South (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

West Ham (nominated Jeremy Corbyn in 2015)

Westminster North (nominated Yvette Coooper in 2015)

Wimbledon (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Trade unions

Community

GMB

The Musicians' Union

Usdaw

Affliated organisations 

Socialist Health Association

Jewish Labour Movement (nominated Yvette Cooper in 2015)

Labour Movement for Europe (did not nominate in 2015)

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The man who created the fake Tube sign explains why he did it

"We need to consider the fact that fake news isn't always fake news at the source," says John Moore.

"I wrote that at 8 o'clock on the evening and before midday the next day it had been read out in the Houses of Parliament."

John Moore, a 44-year-old doctor from Windsor, is describing the whirlwind process by which his social media response to Wednesday's Westminster attack became national news.

Moore used a Tube-sign generator on the evening after the attack to create a sign on a TfL Service Announcement board that read: "All terrorists are politely reminded that THIS IS LONDON and whatever you do to us we will drink tea and jolly well carry on thank you." Within three hours, it had just fifty shares. By the morning, it had accumulated 200. Yet by the afternoon, over 30,000 people had shared Moore's post, which was then read aloud on BBC Radio 4 and called a "wonderful tribute" by prime minister Theresa May, who at the time believed it was a genuine Underground sign. 

"I think you have to be very mindful of how powerful the internet is," says Moore, whose viral post was quickly debunked by social media users and then national newspapers such as the Guardian and the Sun. On Thursday, the online world split into two camps: those spreading the word that the sign was "fake news" and urging people not to share it, and those who said that it didn't matter that it was fake - the sentiment was what was important. 

Moore agrees with the latter camp. "I never claimed it was a real tube sign, I never claimed that at all," he says. "In my opinion the only fake news about that sign is that it has been reported as fake news. It was literally just how I was feeling at the time."

Moore was motivated to create and post the sign when he was struck by the "very British response" to the Westminster attack. "There was no sort of knee-jerk Islamaphobia, there was no dramatisation, it was all pretty much, I thought, very calm reporting," he says. "So my initial thought at the time was just a bit of pride in how London had reacted really." Though he saw other, real Tube signs online, he wanted to create his own in order to create a tribute that specifically epitomised the "very London" response. 

Yet though Moore insists he never claimed the sign was real, his caption on the image - which now has 100,800 shares - is arguably misleading. "Quintessentially British..." Moore wrote on his Facebook post, and agrees now that this was ambiguous. "It was meant to relate to the reaction that I saw in London in that day which I just thought was very calm and measured. What the sign was trying to do was capture the spirit I'd seen, so that's what I was actually talking about."

Not only did Moore not mean to mislead, he is actually shocked that anyone thought the sign was real. 

"I'm reasonably digitally savvy and I was extremely shocked that anyone thought it was real," he says, explaining that he thought everyone would be able to spot a fake after a "You ain't no muslim bruv" sign went viral after the Leytonstone Tube attack in 2015. "I thought this is an internet meme that people know isn't true and it's fine to do because this is a digital thing in a digital world."

Yet despite his intentions, Moore's sign has become the centre of debate about whether "nice" fake news is as problematic as that which was notoriously spread during the 2016 United States Presidential elections. Though Moore can understand this perspective, he ultimately feels as though the sentiment behind the sign makes it acceptable. 

"I use the word fake in inverted commas because I think fake implies the intention to deceive and there wasn't [any]... I think if the sentiment is ok then I think it is ok. I think if you were trying to be divisive and you were trying to stir up controversy or influence people's behaviour then perhaps I wouldn't have chosen that forum but I think when you're only expressing your own emotion, I think it's ok.

"The fact that it became so-called fake news was down to other people's interpretation and not down to the actual intention... So in many interesting ways you can see that fake news doesn't even have to originate from the source of the news."

Though Moore was initially "extremely shocked" at the reponse to his post, he says that on reflection he is "pretty proud". 

"I'm glad that other people, even the powers that be, found it an appropriate phrase to use," he says. "I also think social media is often denigrated as a source of evil and bad things in the world, but on occasion I think it can be used for very positive things. I think the vast majority of people who shared my post and liked my post have actually found the phrase and the sentiment useful to them, so I think we have to give social media a fair judgement at times and respect the fact it can be a source for good."

Amelia Tait is a technology and digital culture writer at the New Statesman.