Jon Ashworth, one of the few remaining moderates in the shadow cabinet, has been promoted by Jeremy Corbyn to shadow health secretary, Labour sources say.
The elevation of Mr Ashworth, who was shadow minister for the cabinet office, to a key post will be seen as an olive branch to the moderates after criticism that earlier appointments strengthened Mr Corbyn's allies on the left.
There was said to be unhappiness among Labour MPs at the promotion of his long-time ally Diane Abbott to shadow home secretary and the sacking of chief whip Rosie Winterton, seen as a key link with the backbenches.
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The lights went out at the Labour leadership hustings during a question about energy supply plunging the room into darkness.
Members of the audience took their phones out to use as torches.
Some took to social media to question whether it was a metaphor for the party's future.
#LabourLeadership and the lights all went out - is this a metaphor for the current state of the Labour Party?
Others poked fun at the similarities with The Sun's infamous 1992 headline: "If Kinnock wins today will the last person to leave Britain please turn out the lights."
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