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What Watson and Khan’s speeches meant

Both spoke at the Labour Party's Conference on Tuesday afternoon

By Florence Sutcliffe-Braithwaite  

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan speaks during the Labour Autumn Conference at the ACC Liverpool.

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Today’s Labour Party conference saw speeches from Deputy Leader Tom Watson and London Mayor Sadiq Khan: two Labour heavyweights who have voiced criticism of Corbyn and who, importantly, have their own mandates. Unsurprisingly, Watson praised Khan as a “champion.” It is significant that both, while accepting the result…

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