Ken Livingstone distributing GLC leaflets, September 1983.
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Ken distributing leaflets about the GLC to holidaymakers at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool, during the TUC conference. Livingstone (born 1945) was Leader of the Greater London Council (GLC) from 1981 until its abolition in 1986. He was elected Mayor of London in 2000. He had previously left the Labour party but was re-admitted in January 2004.