Keir Starmer becomes Labour leader as Nandy and Long-Bailey lose - Corbyn era finally ends

KEIR STARMER has been confirmed as the new Labour party leader after he saw off Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy in the party's leadership election.

Sir Keir won in the first round with more than 50% of the votes. He has become Leader of the Opposition, succeeeding Jeremy Corbyn, who announced he was stepping down after the general election in December. The shadow Brexit secretary and former director of public prosecutions was the bookies' favourite to win the leadership, despite being viewed as more of a centrist than Ms Long-Bailey, who was seen as the 'continuity Corbyn' candidate. Angela Rayner has been elected Deputy Leader of...
source: Express

2020-04-04 18:44
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