+ + + McDonnell Withdraws From Labour Leadership Race + + +

Three hours to go. Even if all his backers go for Abbot she will still be short. Developing…

UPDATE : Punters on Political Smarkets betting for and against her getting through to the next round, question is will all McDonnell’s backers switch, Balls is, self-servingly, calling on others to back her.

Currently punters rate Diane as having a 33% chance of not getting enough nominations by 12.30…

UPDATE II : David Miliband and Chris Bryant nominating Abbott.


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