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Friday, August 12, 2022

New Labour Party leader announced

The new Labour Party Leader has been announced this morning as Sir Keir Starmer.

After a three month leadership contest, members, trade unionists and other supported voted in a ballot.

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The new leader fought off challenges from fellow shadow cabinet member Rebecca Long-Bailey and Wigan MP Lisa Nandy.

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The new deputy leader is Angela Rayner, who was also selected today by the party.

Outgoing party leader Jeremy Corbin has since becoming leader, lost two elections and a vote of no confidence in him by his fellow MPs

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