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Andy Burnham: “I’m going to pop the Westminster bubble from the outside”

Andy Burnham speaks to Prospect's Tom Clark at Labour party conference.

By Stephanie Boland  

Andy Burnham spoke to Prospect's Tom Clark. Photo: PA

“There’s been a bit of chat about you not having a speech this time. If you had had one… what might you have said?

The room is boiling, and packed to the rafters. Women wearing Usdaw t-shirts fan themselves with pamphlets. Around the back of the room, delegates who have been forced to stand at least find themselves closest to the wine and nibbles. Freshly (temporarily?) erected, the space has the smell of fresh paint, and Prospect staff watch nervously as…

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