Sir Keir Starmer wins Labour leadership election

Sir Keir Starmer has won the Labour leadership election with more than 56% of the vote.

Keir won in the first round as the top choice of members, affiliates and registered supporters, with 490,731 votes cast overall. Rebecca Long-Bailey got 28% of the vote and Lisa Nandy 16% in the final leg of the race. You can read the full results here.

Angela Rayner was elected Deputy Leader in the third round on 53%, with Dr Rosena Allin-Khan in second place on 26% and Richard Burgon on 21%.

Keir's immediate priority will be to respond to Boris Johnson's call for all party leaders to work together to tackle the coronavirus crisis.

He said: "I will work constructively with the government and this victory has come at a moment like none other in our lifetime".

"I will do my utmost to reconnect us across the country, to re-engage with our communities and voters, to establish a coalition across our towns and our cities and our regions with all creeds and communities to speak for the whole of the country.

"Where that requires change, we will change. Where that requires us to rethink, we will rethink."

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