Shadow Chancellor McDonnell named Angela Rayner as prospect to be party’s first woman leader, during interview with Alastair Campbell
During a controversial interview with former Blair spin doctor Alastair Campbell, Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said that he thought the next Labour leader should be a woman, name-checking only Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner as a prospect for the role.
But in a recent SKWAWKBOX poll of potential deputy leaders to replace Tom Watson, Shadow Labour Secretary Laura Pidcock was members’ favourite.
Labour member poll:
In a straight contest between the pair, who would be your choice for Labour’s first woman leader?
(Answer order has been randomised)
The poll will close at 9pm Sunday 13 October. Results will be published shortly afterward.
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