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Kendall arrives for leadership announcement

Liz Kendall outside the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre

Labour leadership candidate Liz Kendall has arrived for the announcement of the poll result.

She was met by an applauding group of supporters, but the welcome was rather more muted compared with the chanting crowd who mobbed Jeremy Corbyn a few minutes earlier.

Liz Kendall has trailed behind the other candidates in the polls throughout the campaign.

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Corbyn mobbed by fans at leadership announcement

Labour leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn was mobbed by fans who shouted and cheered as he arrived for the results announcement.

Jeremy Corbyn was mobbed as he arrived for the announcement

Corbyn, the surprise frontrunner in the contest, was met by a large crowd of 'Team Corbyn' supporters, who shouted "good luck Jeremy" and waved placards bearing his face.

The results are due to be announced at 11.30am.

Voting closes at midday in Labour leadership poll

The four candidates in the Labour leadership race Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Voting closes at midday in the poll to elect the next leader of the Labour party.

Leicester West MP Liz Kendall (above, second from right) is among the candidates.

The candidates standing for the Labour leadership are:

  • Andy Burnham
  • Yvette Cooper
  • Jeremy Corbyn
  • Liz Kendall
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