Barry Gardiner May Enter Labour Leadership Contest

Barry Gardiner, the Shadow International Trade Secretary, may be a surprise entrant to the Labour leadership contest. He said in a statement that he would decide within the next 24 hours whether or not he would become the seventh candidate in the contest.

The current six candidates in the contest are Clive Lewis, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy, Jess Phillips, Sir Keir Starmer and Emily Thornberry..