Brady: Leadership Contest Can Take Place “Very Quickly”

Sir Graham Brady has been explaining the rules of any potential leadership contest which would follow a successful vote of no confidence. As Brady says, the timetable and the rules would be decided by the 1922 Executive Committee and approved by the Party Board “as quickly as possible”. The stages of whittling it down to the final 2 MPs could happen “very quickly” even though the postal ballot of the Tory membership would “inevitably take a little longer”. There is no need to delay Brexit, as David Gauke is trying to suggest…

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Peter Mandelson tells Emma Barnett…

“I think that Jeremy Corbyn himself should search his conscience and ask himself whether he’s the best person to lead the Labour Party into the general election with the best chance of success for the party.”


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