"I will join the Labour Party and vote for John McDonnell in the leadership election of 2007 but only if 100,000 other people will do the same."
— Andrew Matthews, disenfranchised voter
Deadline to sign up by: 24th May 2007
38 people signed up, 99962 more were needed
Country: United Kingdom
John McDonnell provides a left wing alternative to Gordon Brown in the forthcoming leadership election. He is, for example, pro- Civil Liberties and opposes Private Finance Initiatives. His website is http://www.john4leader.org.uk.
The Labour Party has announced that new members will be able to vote in the leader and deputy leader elections if they join before 1 June; see http://www.labour.org.uk/leadership/.
Andrew Matthews, the Pledge Creator, joined by: