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Larry Sanders
Cllr Larry Sanders Oxfordshire 2005.jpg
Health Spokesperson of the
Green Party of England and Wales
Assumed office
2016
Councillor on the
Oxfordshire County Council
In office
2005–2013
Personal details
Born 25 April 1934 (1934-04-25) (age 85)
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Political party Green Party
Parents Eli Sanders (1904–1962)
Dorothy Glassberg (1913–1960)
Relatives Bernie Sanders (brother)
Education Brooklyn College
Harvard Law School
Occupation Academic, social worker, politician

Lawrence "Larry" Sanders (born April 25, 1934) is an American-born British academic and politician. He is a member of the Green Party. Sanders was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is the brother of United States senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

Sanders moved to the United Kingdom in 1968. He was active in the Labour Party in Oxford in the 1980s. He split Labour Party in 2001 because he felt that it had moved too far to the right under Tony Blair, and joined the Green Party. Sanders was a Green Party county councillor representing the East Oxford division on Oxfordshire County Council, until he retired from the Council in 2013. He is currently running for to be the Member of Parliament for Whitney as the candidate for the Green Party.


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