Fifty-seven-year-old Sir Keir Starmer has been picked as the next Leader of the Labour Party, one of Britain’s oldest political parties. All theories and speculations regarding the Labour Party’s top leadership line-up following its national council came to an end today. Starmer secures overwhelming victory over Rebecca-Long Bailey in what will be seen as a rejection of Jeremy Corbyn’s project. In the response of Starmer’s landslide victory, Formar Paty Leader Jeremy Corbyn Says “His Ideas Are Now ‘Mainstream’ In Final Message To Labour Members As Leader”. British Politician Angela Rayner has been elected deputy leader of the Labour Party. She has served in the Shadow Cabinet of Jeremy Corbyn as Shadow Secretary of State for Education since 2016. The duo will lead the Red Flags for the next following years.
Starmer said it was the ‘honour and privilege of my life’ to be a winner of Labour Party leader. His victory came after the planned special conference to unveil the winner had to be shelved because of the coronavirus crisis. In a video statement, he explains his mission is to restore trust in Labour as ‘a force for good and a force for change’. “All of the praesidium and advisory council members of the outgoing committee retained their posts in the new the committee,” said the spoke person. According to the outcome, The MP for Ashton won 52.6% of the vote, while Starmer, a former human rights attorney and director of public prosecutions, won with 56 per cent of the vote. Britain’s main opposition party moved sharply to the left under the leadership of Mr Corbyn, who despite a strong showing in 2017 led the party to its worst election defeat for 80 years in December. Rebecca Long-Bailey, who was seen as the Corbyn continuity candidate, picked up 28 per cent of the vote, while Lisa Nandy got 16%
From leaving school at 16 to becoming Labour deputy, Angela Rayner’s rise continues. According to the ITV Having left school at 16 years old while pregnant and with no qualifications, she was supported on a parenting course she attended at a Sure Start centre, a system introduced by New Labour. She later studied at college for qualifications in care work and sign language while looking after her young son, Ryan. Ms Rayner also became permanent carer to her mother, Lynn Bowen, who battled severe depression. “I was in a very dark place, she used to bath me, look after me, feed me,” Ms Bowen told ITV news earlier this year. “If it wasn’t for her I don’t think I’d be here today.”