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Larry Sanders
Larry Sanders Oxford Community Hospital (cropped).JPG
Health Spokesperson of the
Green Party of England and Wales
Assumed office
11 February 2016
Councillor on the
Oxfordshire County Council
In office
Personal details
Born 25 April 1935 (1935-04-25) (age 86)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political party Green Party
Domestic partner
Janet Hall (m. 1998)
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, 1935) 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 left the 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 was a candidate to be the Member of Parliament for Witney. He came in fourth place.

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