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Labour unite? No chance

Discussion with senior Labour figures confirms that

By Alex Dean  

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John McDonnell has said that “unity” is the watchword of this year’s Labour conference, and he’s right. Many here in Liverpool are hoping that after a bruising clash between the party’s left and right, MPs can put their differences aside and focus fire on the Conservatives. But I have spoken to some of Labour’s most senior figures—and dozens of its members—and one thing is…

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