Labour members commenced voting for their next chief this week as candidates continued to make their scenario for why they should really be picked to replace Jeremy Corbyn. Keir Starmer, Lisa Nandy and Rebecca Extended-Bailey all took to the stage for the Guardian hustings with Anushka Asthana.
In a testy face, the candidates sparred more than their assessment of why the 2019 election went so terribly for the bash and no matter if it could have improved handled the problem of Brexit. But there was also settlement when it came to going toward a eco-friendly new offer, expanding council housing and the want for electoral reform.
The Guardian’s political correspondent Peter Walker tells Asthana that when the chief is declared on four April, it will start out a new chapter in the party’s record that will be devoted to ending the operate of election defeats.
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