“I am attracting support from all parts of the party” said Andy Burnham on Sunday, insisting that Len McCluskey was “wrong” about Labour’s future direction. Well, here is the list of supporters being pushed by Burnham’s friends today:
Of the eleven, seven are either members of Unite or have received donations from Unite.
- Steve Rotheram
- Ian Lavery
- Owen Smith
- Karl Turner
- Michael Dugher
- Rachel Reeves
- Emma Lewell-Buck
Going for the intellectual heavyweight vote then.
Of the rest, Debbie Abrahams is backed by Unison, while Kevin Brennan and Luciana Berger are members of UCATT. He’s the “change candidate”…