Front-bencher Dawn Butler has achieved the required nominations among Labour MPs and MEPs to reach the next stage of the party’s deputy leader contest.
She now needs support from either 5% of constituency parties voting at all-member meetings, or from 5% of Labour affiliates, including affiliated union members.
Congratulations to Ms Butler on giving Labour members another option in the contest. Fellow front-bencher Richard Burgon has around 90 minutes to obtain the one additional nomination he needs to reach the next stage.
The MPs believed not yet to have nominated a deputy candidate are below. Contact them and urge them to nominate Richard Burgon so members can have a full choice:
Diana R. Johnson
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