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What’s in the Labour leadership candidates’ final pitches?

A Fabian society pamphlet lays out the vision of each candidate

By Josh Lowe  

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

Labour’s leadership race has entered its final phase. With ballots dispatched today, the four leadership candidates have made their final pitches to the party by publishing an essay each in a Fabian Society pamphlet. It reveals the choice is much more complex than a “vote for change” vs ABC (anyone but Corbyn). Here are the key points on the main topics:

Aspiration

It was the buzzword of the early leadership contest—back when the accepted diagnosis of Labour’s electoral ills…

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