People's National Party
The People's National Party (PNP) is a social-democratic political party in Jamaica, founded in 1938 by independence campaigner Osmond Theodore Fairclough. It holds 14 of the 63 seats in the House of Representatives, as 96 of the 227 local government divisions. The party is democratic socialist by constitution.
|Chairperson||Horace Dalley (Acting)|
|Secretary||Dayton R. Campbell|
|Founder||Osmond Theodore Fairclough|
|Youth wing||People's National Party Youth Organization|
|Regional affiliation||COPPPAL |
West Indies Federal Labour Party (1957–1962)
|International affiliation||Socialist International (observer)|
|House of Representatives|
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The PNP uses the hatted head, the rising sun, the fist, the trumpet and the colours orange, red and yellow as electoral symbols.
The party is a member of COPPPAL and a Socialist International observer. From 1957 to 1962, the party was a member of the West Indies Federal Labour Party in the Federal Parliament of the West Indies Federation.