Clive Lewis pulls out, as Emily Thornberry joins three other female candidates in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

With less than 10 minutes to spare before nominations closed, the Shadow Foreign Secretary joined Sir Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy and Jess Phillips in the next round of the Labour leadership contest. This was after the four supporters who previously backed Clive Lewis were able to re-cast their nomination, as the former soldier … Continue reading Clive Lewis pulls out, as Emily Thornberry joins three other female candidates in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

Long-Bailey, Nandy and Phillips win support from the parliamentary Labour party

This post was written on Friday night but due to a technical fault has not been published until today. Last night, three female Labour leadership hopefuls joined Sir Keir Starmer in entering the next round of the Labour leadership race. Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy and Jess Phillips all surpassed the 22 nominations needed from Labour … Continue reading Long-Bailey, Nandy and Phillips win support from the parliamentary Labour party

Nandy's hustings success bolsters her support within the parliamentary Labour Party, as Starmer's lead grows

Yesterday the J-Word reported on Starmer's surpassing the minimum amount of nominations needed by his Labour colleagues to officially enter the leadership race. In today's update no other candidate has managed to obtain more than 22 supporters,but there have been significant changes. GuidoFawkes', frequently updates its Who's Backing Who? page, and with four-days until nominations … Continue reading Nandy's hustings success bolsters her support within the parliamentary Labour Party, as Starmer's lead grows

Starmer officially enters the race to succeed Corbyn, as Lisa Nandy shines in opening hustings

Shadow Brexit Secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, has enough support from his Labour colleagues in Westminster and Brussels to officially enter the Labour leadership race. The front-runner has the support of 23 Labour colleagues, surpassing the 22 supporters needed in the first stage of the Labour leadership race. The current tallies appear to mirror the YouGov … Continue reading Starmer officially enters the race to succeed Corbyn, as Lisa Nandy shines in opening hustings