7 Jan 2020

Long-Bailey gives Corbyn ‘10 out of 10′ as she joins Labour leadership race

The first parliamentary hustings for the new leader of the Labour party have just been taking place.

As expected, Rebecca Long-Bailey, declared herself as the sixth contender to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.

The shadow business secretary is seen as the preferred candidate of the Left of the party.

Ms Long-Bailey said the party needed a “proud socialist” to succeed Mr Corbyn.