Baillie beats left-winger Kerr for Scottish Labour deputy leadership

JACKIE BAILLIE was announced as the new deputy leader of Scottish Labour today after beating left-wing candidate Matt Kerr. 

The Dumbarton MSP gained 10,311 of the 17,839 ballots cast, around 58 per cent of the vote. 

Ms Baillie will succeed former MP Lesley Laird, who stepped down in December after losing her Westminster seat in the general election.

"It will be some time before politics returns to normal, but the next Scottish Parliament elections are now just over...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-04-03 20:47
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