PLMR’s Week Ahead in Wesminster: 5th December
Over the coming weeks and months the Scottish Labour Party will name their next leader and in England, their London Mayoral candidate will also be chosen.
Jim Murphy is the favourite to become the next leader of Scottish Labour. Is he guaranteed to win?
Felicity says that people would be wrong to rule out Sarah Boyack, who is a popular MSP
And in London, who’s in the race to become Labour’s Mayoral candidate?
Kevin says there are three clear front runners: Sadiq Khan, Tessa Jowell and David Lammy
What about Diane Abbott?
Despite being an ‘impressive politician’, Kevin doesn’t believe she has the reach across London to secure the nomination
Sadiq Khan is the Shadow Minister for London, does that make him favourite?
Kevin doesn’t see it that way, he thinks Tessa Jowell is the current front-runner.
Does that mean she’ll win the nomination?
Kevin thinks she will be the Mayoral candidate and will go on to become the Mayor in 2016.
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