UK NEWS: DIANE ABBOTT ENTERS LABOUR LEADERSHIP CONTEST

Diane Abbott

Via BBC News

Backbench MP Diane Abbott has joined the race for the Labour leadership.

The Londoner told the BBC her bid was “serious”, saying there was little between the other candidates, who “all look the same”.

The 57-year-old Cambridge graduate, who became the UK’s first black woman MP in 1987, said she was getting support from female and left-leaning colleagues. Continue Reading….

I was shocked when I heard that Diane had entered the contest. This is brilliant news. I wish her the best of luck.

4 replies »

  1. It would be a wonderful thing if she got the green light. I like her I think she’s a strong well grounded for the community MP.

  2. Um… This woman, I find it too difficult to love her. After the many insensitive stuff she said in the past.

  3. i dont like her one bit!! she may have done well with herself but she is still a rude cow!

  4. She’s helped some peeps in Hackney that I know with cirtain problems and heard nothing but praises, she regularly held meetings with the residents and followed through on concerning issues. Thats what I’ve heard anyway.

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