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Seven things we learned from Labour’s leadership race

The campaign has revealed much about the party

By Josh Lowe  

Jeremy Corbyn (centre) accepts congratulations after he was announced as the Labour Party's new leader at a special conference at the QEII Centre in London. © Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The left-winger Jeremy Corbyn today won Labour’s leadership election by a landslide, taking the party’s top job outright in the first round with 59.5 per cent of the vote.…

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