Who’s running to be Labour deputy leader?

The complete list of those who have declared an interest in succeeding Tom Watson.

First to declare, to our very own Patrick Maguire on the night of Watson's resignation, was Conor McGinn, the Armagh-born MP for St Helens North since 2015. Aligned with the party’s old right and a former opposition whip, McGinn resigned from the shadow cabinet over the sacking of Rosie Winterton as chief whip in October 2016.

He has since forged a reputation from the backbenches as a campaigner and reformer, successfully amending legislation earlier this year to legalise equal...
source: New Statesman

2019-11-08 13:50
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