Congratulations to Keir and Angela

Congratulations to Keir and Angela

Commenting on the election of Keir Starmer as Labourleader, Ian Murray MP said:

“Keir has won a resounding victory and a mandate to rebuildour party to return us to government.

“I campaigned tirelessly with Keir to try to prevent thecalamity of Brexit, and I am proud to call him a friend. He will be a greatleader and the Labour movement’s job is to work together to make him the nextPrime Minister of our country.

“Keir’s name was the one mentioned by most of the public astheir choice for the next Labour leader. Listening to the public is a greatfoundation on which to build.

“This result delivers a positive future for our party and ahopeful future for our country.”

Commenting on the deputy leadership result, Ian Murray MPsaid:

“Congratulations to my friend Angela. I’ve enjoyed workingwith her during this campaign and thank you to all my colleagues for a hugelyenjoyable and good-natured contest.

“I look forward to working with Keir and Angela as theyrevitalise our party.

“Thank you to everyone who voted for me, the volunteers whogave their time to help me reach thousands of members, and my small campaignteam. From a standing start, we achieved so much.

“I am proud that my campaign acknowledged the scale of thechallenge ahead and didn’t shy away from hard truths; made the case thatwinning back seats in Scotland is key to our recovery; and argued that Labourmust remain true to our values of internationalism and solidarity.

“Our task now is to work together to rebuild our party sothat we return to power, elect Keir Starmer as our next Prime Minister, anddeliver change for every community in every nation and region of the UK.”

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