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By Jonathan Isaby

8.30pm update:

Sky News reports the figures for the successful candidates as:

  • Yvette Cooper – 232
  • John Healey – 192
  • Ed Balls – 179
  • Andy Burnham – 165
  • Angela Eagle – 165
  • Alan Johnson – 163
  • Douglas Alexander – 160
  • Jim Murphy – 160
  • Tessa Jowell – 152
  • Caroline Flint – 139
  • John Denham – 129
  • Hilary Benn – 128
  • Sadiq Khan – 128
  • Mary Creagh – 119
  • Ann McKechin – 117
  • Maria Eagle – 107
  • Meg Hillier – 106
  • Ivan Lewis – 104
  • Liam Byrne – 100

…and the unsuccessful ones (figures courtesy of Paul Waugh):

  • Emily Thornberry – 99
  • Peter Hain – 97
  • Fiona Mactaggart – 88
  • Barbara Keeley – 87
  • Vernon Coaker – 85
  • Pat McFadden – 84
  • Helen Goodman – 80
  • David Lammy – 80
  • Stephen Timms – 79
  • Chris Bryant – 77
  • Shaun Woodward – 72
  • Gareth Thomas – 71
  • Kevan Jones – 68
  • Kevin Brennan – 64
  • Roberta Blackman-Woods – 63
  • Diane Abbott – 59
  • Stephen Twigg – 55
  • Tom Harris – 54
  • Ben Bradshaw – 53
  • Iain Wright – 43
  • Barry Gardiner – 41
  • David Hanson – 38
  • Ian Lucas – 34
  • Wayne David – 30
  • Huw Irranca-Davies – 28
  • Chris Leslie – 26
  • Rob Flello – 15
  • Mike Gapes – 12
  • Alun Michael – 11
  • Eric Joyce – 10

Sky News reports that the following have been elected by Labour MPs to serve in the Shadow Cabinet (# denotes newcomer to Shadow Cabinet rank):

  • Douglas Alexander
  • Ed Balls
  • Hilary Benn
  • Andy Burnham
  • Liam Byrne
  • Yvette Cooper
  • Mary Creagh#
  • John Denham
  • Angela Eagle#
  • Maria Eagle#
  • Caroline Flint#
  • John Healey
  • Meg Hillier#
  • Alan Johnson
  • Tessa Jowell
  • Sadiq Khan
  • Ivan Lewis#
  • Ann McKechin#
  • Jim Murphy

Elections were conducted on a first past the post basis, with MPs getting 19 votes, with the proviso that at least 6 women needed to be elected (in the event the quota was not required as eight women were successful).

The following were unsuccessful (* denotes outgoing Cabinet minister)

  • Diane Abbott
  • Ben Bradshaw*
  • Roberta Blackman-Woods
  • Kevin Brennan
  • Chris Bryant
  • Vernon Coaker
  • Wayne David
  • Rob Flello
  • Mike Gapes
  • Barry Gardiner
  • Helen Goodman
  • Peter Hain*
  • David Hanson
  • Tom Harris
  • Huw Irranca-Davies
  • Eric Joyce
  • Kevan Jones
  • Barbara Keeley
  • David Lammy
  • Chris Leslie
  • Ian Lucas
  • Pat McFadden
  • Fiona Mactaggart
  • Alun Michael
  • Gareth Thomas
  • Emily Thornberry
  • Stephen Timms
  • Stephen Twigg
  • Shaun Woodward*
  • Iain Wright

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