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Labour supporters gather for leadership result

Labour supporters have gathered in Bristol awaiting the announcement of the party's new leader.

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The party is set to announce the results of the leadership contest between Jeremy Corbyn and challenger Owen Smith imminently.

Mr Corbyn, who is widely expected to win the contest, has called on MPs to rally around whoever is elected by the party's members.

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The West Country at Westminster: 8 September

In this episode of The West Country at Westminster, we discuss the future of Labour.

With just one MP in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset is the party better placed on the path to power under Jeremy Corbyn, or his leadership challenger Owen Smith?

Ian Axton is joined on the sofa by Martin Menear, who organised Jeremy Corbyn's campaign in the South West and plays a pivotal role in the grassroots group Momentum.

Alongside him a Labour MP who quit Corbyn's shadow team because she has no confidence in him - Thangam Debbonaire, who represents Bristol West.

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