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Long-Bailey beating Starmer in poll of Labour party members; Politics

Jan 16, 2020 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

REBECCA LONG-BAILEY, the pro-Corbyn candidate, is on course to become the next Labour leader, according to a poll published last night.

Despite Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, emerging from the first stage of the contest with a commanding lead among MPs, Ms Long-Bailey has come out on top in a survey of 3,835 party members.

The poll, conducted by Survation on behalf of the LabourList website, found that the shadow business secretary received 42 per cent of votes, compa...