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What did we learn from the Sky News hustings?

Sky News hosted the last Labour leadership hustings in Gateshead tonight. Here are four key points

By Josh Lowe  

Which Labour leader can rally the party's disaffected supporters? © BBC/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Corbyn surge continues…

Tonight’s audience may not have looked balanced, but they were—chosen by a pollster to be representative of the Labour selectorate. That means the “ABC” candidates should be very worried about how much the crowd cheered Jeremy Corbyn. His biggest round of applause came when he said he didn’t buy The Sun newspaper—a sentiment with which many Labourites across the spectrum would agree. But they whooped and cheered even…

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