To enjoy all the benefits of our website
The answer is actually pretty surprising.
The party needs a leader who can unify it and form an effective, credible opposition.
Long-Bailey is the only candidate who has stood consistently for radical change and democratic socialism.
The former Labour leader is being tipped as a potential shadow chancellor – and many Tory MPs think it could be a masterstroke.
The Labour leadership candidate is in favour of self-identification for trans people but won’t reform the current law on same-sex spaces.
The candidates faced tough questions on rebuilding trust with the Jewish community.
The leadership candidates are growing increasingly frustrated by the format of the debates – but, then again, what do they expect?
All of the candidates bar one seem to have the same diagnosis about winning the Labour leadership race.
Michael Ashcroft's 2005 post-mortem of the Conservatives might offer more for Labour than his 2019 one of the party itself.
Ultimately, it is control over Labour’s structures that will decide the fate of the next leader’s programme.
The history of fixes in Labour is long: and Starmer’s allies fear he may be the latest entry in the series