It looks like a comprehensive rout for the hard left, with neither Long-Bailey nor Burgon getting close in their respective contests.
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WATCH: Starmer – “It is the honour and privilege of my life to be elected as leader of the Labour Party.”
The former Shadow Brexit Secretary wins a decisive mandate, with more than fifty per cent of the vote. His allies also win the NEC.
His message, that the Conservatives will win if the electoral battle is on identity politics and culture wars, is correct.
“So there’s no doubt, we are the underdog. But the point is, the Mayor’s record is so terrible it’s allowed us an opportunity.”
“We can’t just fragment. We have got to come together. There has been a culture where people have felt they have not been welcomed.”
“He has a long political career ahead of him should he wish. He is ten years younger than Bernie Sanders.”
Most don’t even mention knife crime. Instead they boast of endorsements from far left groups.
Matt Smith: After two wasted decades, it is for the Conservatives to deliver the “devolution dividend” to Wales
The 2021 Senedd elections are an historic opportunity. Our mission is to devolve as much power as possible to communities – from Cardiff Bay as well as Westminster.
They knew that British Jews were frightened of the prospect of a Corbyn Government. They knew those fears were valid. Yet Phillips and Nandy carried on campaigning.
In Loughborough, we could see how Labour had lost its “core vote”. They may be unwilling to return to the fold.
The Prime Minister’s victory is on the same scale as Thatcher’s, but of a different kind. The implications of that could be huge.
Men chose the Conservatives over Labour by a 19-point margin (48 per cent to 29 per cent), while women did so by just six points.
The start of the debate on the Queen’s Speech showed how the general election will be fought.
Tom McLaren: Labour’s Ilford South selection dispute shows the danger of a “strong leader” model for councils
I have seen the lack of accountability in Redbridge. The system needs to change.
Andy Street: Let business beat politics – and let’s build the nation’s first Gigafactory in the West Midlands
We can avoid the mistakes of the past by locating a new factory for electric car batteries in the regional home of vehicle manufacturing.