Deputy leader candidates clash over outgoing Labour leader
As the SKWAWKBOX reported earlier, the contest to become Labour’s next deputy leader has burst into flame after Angela Rayner told ITV News that Jeremy Corbyn did not command respect – and that she does – and rival candidate Richard Burgon took on her comments directly via social media.
Below is the footage to which Burgon took exception – along with the response that is earning him huge plaudits and no little measure of respect of his own among Labour’s majority left membership:
A bad miscalculation by Rayner – and a powerful response by Burgon – that could turn the deputy leadership contest on its head.
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