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Grenada United Labor Party
Leader [[]]
Headquarters Gladstone Road,
Grenville,
St. Andrew's
Newspaper The Grenada Guardian
Ideology Grenadian nationlism, decolonization
Political position right-wing
National affiliation Labour Party
Official colors Red
Website
http://www.gulpstar.org/
Grenada People's Party
Leader Eric Gairy
Succeeded by Grenada United Labour Party
Newspaper
Ideology Grenadian nationalism, decolonization

The Grenada United Labor Party is a right-wing political party in Grenada, founded by former prime minister Sir Eric Gairy.

In 1950 Grenada first new party Grenada People's Party (GPP) and it was renamed to Grenada United Labour Party (GULP) in 19**. The GULP won two seats out of 15 in the House of Representatives in the June 1995 general election.[1][2] It won no seats in the January 1999 general election, but Michael Baptiste of the ruling New National Party defected to the GULP in June 2000, giving the party one seat in the House of Representatives.[1]

Gloria Payne Banfield was elected as GULP leader in February 2003, becoming Grenada's first female party leader. In the general election held on November 27, 2003, the party won 3.2% of the popular vote and no seats.[1] For the July 2008 election, it formed a coalition with the People's Labour Movement; the United Labour Platform fielded 11 candidates for the 15 seats[3], netting .84% of the vote and no victories.

References

  1. ^ a b c Political Parties of the World (6th edition, 2005), ed. Bogdan Szajkowski, page 265.
  2. ^ "Jun 1995 - New Grenada Cabinet", Keesing's Record of World Events, Volume 41, June, 1995 Grenada, Page 40592.
  3. ^ GULP/PLM Combination Produces 11 Candidates Grenada Today July 5, 2008
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Grenada United Labour Party
Headquarters Gladstone Road,
Grenville,
St. Andrew's
Newspaper The Grenada Guardian
Ideology Authoritarian
Political position left-wing
National affiliation Labour Party
Official colors Red
Website
http://www.gulpstar.org/

The Grenada United Labour Party (GULP) is a left-wing political party in Grenada, founded by former prime minister Sir Eric Gairy.

In 1950, the party was founded as the Grenada People's Party (GPP) and it was renamed to Grenada United Labour Party (GULP) in 19**.

The GULP won two seats out of 15 in the House of Representatives in the June 1995 general election.[1][2] It won no seats in the January 1999 general election, but Michael Baptiste of the ruling New National Party defected to the GULP in June 2000, giving the party one seat in the House of Representatives.[1]

Gloria Payne Banfield was elected as GULP leader in February 2003, becoming Grenada's first female party leader. In the general election held on November 27, 2003, the party won 3.2% of the popular vote and no seats.[1] For the July 2008 election, it formed a coalition with the People's Labour Movement; the United Labour Platform fielded 11 candidates for the 15 seats[3], netting .84% of the vote and no victories.

References

  1. ^ a b c Political Parties of the World (6th edition, 2005), ed. Bogdan Szajkowski, page 265.
  2. ^ "Jun 1995 - New Grenada Cabinet", Keesing's Record of World Events, Volume 41, June, 1995 Grenada, Page 40592.
  3. ^ GULP/PLM Combination Produces 11 Candidates Grenada Today July 5, 2008

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