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Who could be the next Labour leader?

Who will take Ed's place?

By Josh Lowe  

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The Labour leadership race today cranks up a gear, with the formal nomination period opening this morning. MPs now have until noon on June 15th to secure the 35 nominations from fellow MPs required to make the ballot.

We’ve run through the latest on each of the candidate below, but first, here’s the current state of the race (we will update this periodically):

(Numbers via the Labour party website)

Liz Kendall just made it over the 35 mark overnight, with Gloria de Piero coming out for her, meaning this is now a three horse race. But many MPs and other…

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