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British Guiana Labour Party

Updated: 2015-06-19T18:07Z
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The British Guiana Labour Party (BGCP) was a political party in British Guiana.


The BGCP was formed in June 1946, with its leadership included Jung Bahadur Singh, J.A. Nicholson, Hubert Nathaniel Critchlow and Ashton Chase.[1] It contested 13 of the 14 seats in the 1947 elections, winning five of them and becoming the largest party in the Legislative Council.[1]

In 1949 Forbes Burnham became party leader, and the following year it merged with the Political Affairs Committee to form the People's Progressive Party.[2]


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