Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has given his support to Sir Keir Starmer in the Labour Party’s leadership election. Khan said that he was “the best person” to lead the party, with Starmer replying that he was “honoured” by the announcement.
Khan said on Twitter:
“I will be voting for @Keir_Starmer to be the next Labour leader. I’ve known Keir for decades. He’s the best person to unite our party, take the fight to the Tories and put Labour in government. #AnotherFutureIsPossible”.
Starmer replied on Twitter:
“I’m honoured to have received Sadiq’s backing to be the next Labour leader. Sadiq is demonstrating that Labour in power can change lives. I look forward to campaigning alongside him to keep London Labour.”