Labour leadership race

UK NEWS: DIANE ABBOTT ENTERS LABOUR LEADERSHIP CONTEST

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.┬áThis is┬ábrilliant news. I wish her the best []