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Andy Burnham is bookies’ favourite to replace Sir Keir Starmer as Labour leader


ANDY Burnham is the bookies’ favourite to replace Sir Keir Starmer as the Labour leader endures a nightmare at the top.

The Greater Manchester mayor is ahead of shadow Cabinet minister Lisa Nandy in the betting stakes.

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Sir Keir Starmer has vowed to stay on as Labour leader despite the party's local election hammering

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Sir Keir Starmer has vowed to stay on as Labour leader despite the party’s local election hammeringCredit: EPA

 

Sadiq Khan, who has four years’ experience as London mayor, and shadow Cabinet colleague Rachel Reeves, a former economist at the Bank of England, are also tipped for the top job.

Sheffield City mayor Dan Jarvis, a former paratrooper, could also be in the frame with his Red Wall credentials.

He is also the Labour MP for Barnsley Central.

Andy Burnham is the bookies’ favourite to replace Keir Starmer

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Andy Burnham is the bookies’ favourite to replace Keir Starmer
Former paratrooper Dan Jarvis has served as the Mayor of the Sheffield City Region since 2018

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Former paratrooper Dan Jarvis has served as the Mayor of the Sheffield City Region since 2018
Rachel Reeves has been the Member of Parliament for Leeds West since 2010

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Rachel Reeves has been the Member of Parliament for Leeds West since 2010
Lisa Nandy has served as Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since 2020

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Lisa Nandy has served as Shadow Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs since 2020
Sadiq Khan was tonight re-elected as London mayor

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Sadiq Khan was tonight re-elected as London mayor
Sir Keir Starmer vows to stay on as Labour leader despite local election disaster





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