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Rebecca Long-Bailey wins backing of Unite in Labour leadership race

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Rebecca Long-Bailey wins backing of Unite in Labour leadership race

Rebecca Long-Bailey wins backing of Unite in Labour leadership race

Rebecca Long-Bailey's campaign for Labour Party leader has been given a boost after she received the backing of Unite, Britain's second-biggest trade union.

Ms Long-Bailey, a frontrunner in the race to replace Jeremy Corbyn, needs the backing of one more Labour affiliate to secure a place on the ballot paper.


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