Five of Six Labour Candidates Progress to Next Round

Five of the six candidates contesting the Labour leadership battle have reached sufficient support from MPs to proceed to the next stage. Keir Starmer received 88 nominations, Rebecca Long-Bailey received 33 nominations, Lisa Nandy received 31 nominations and Emily Thornberry and Jess Phillips received 23 nominations each. Clive Lewis failed to receive sufficient support, with just five nominations, thereby exiting the contest.