Leftwinger Leonard throws hat into the race



MSP Richard Leonard confirms bid for leadership after Dugdale’s resignation
LEFT-WING MSP Richard Leonard confirmed yesterday that he will stand in the leadership contest for the Scottish Labour Party.
Mr Leonard, who is a supporter of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, said it was time for the party to be “more audacious” and win back support.
The announcement will be seen as a boost to Mr Corbyn after Neil Findlay and Alex Rowley ruled themselves out of the race following Kezia Dugdale’s resignation last week.
Ms Dugdale had led the party since 2015 after taking over over from Jim Murphy, whose... read more

 
4 September 2017 in Regional, Views: 51
Source: Morning Star
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