The Labour Humanists’ patrons are Lord Kinnock, and Angela Eagle MP.
Lord Kinnock is a former Leader of the Labour party (1983-92), and was a European Union Commissioner(1995-2004). He is one of the party's great orators and ardent supporters of humanism within Labour.
Angela Eagle is MP for Wallasey and is currently Minister of State for Pensions and the Ageing Society. She was a strong and vocal opponent of the threat to exempt Catholic adoption agencies from the requirement to provide adoption services on a non-discriminatory basis.