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Whoever becomes leader will have been opposed by at least one major trades union.
The race now moves onto nominations from constituency Labour parties and affliates: who will make it to the contest proper?
Implementing the tax risks the US responding with punitive tariffs on British goods in a future trade deal.
The underlying story remains Starmer’s strength but Nandy is gaining meaningful support.
The next Labour leader – rather like the Prime Minister – faces two constraints in filling the role.
The World Health Organisation will likely declare an international public health emergency this evening.
The most powerful adviser in Downing Street was in the wilderness in the mid-2000s, running a short-lived think-tank. But many of his warnings and prophecies have been fulfilled.
Labour MPs have become accustomed to being able to freelance politically. The return to normality will be trickier than many suppose.
The party needs to recover its sense of what it is to win again.
The Prime Minister ended this phase of Brexit as his predecessor started it: with a series of irreconcilable promises.
The train drivers’ union’s executive is expected to back Rebecca Long-Bailey but its general secretary is drawn to Keir Starmer.