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Calls to halt Labour leadership race 'not helpful'

Calls to halt the Labour leadership race have been branded "unhelpful" after reports emerged today of an alleged "hard-left infiltration" of the party.

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Blair: Jeremy Corbyn is "Tory preference" for leader

Former Labour Tony Blair has argued that the party needs a return to the centre ground.

In a speech this morning, he also said that left-wing candidate Jeremy Corbyn was "the Tory preference" for leader.

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