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PM: Labour is 'clear threat to the security of British families'

On the eve of the announcement of the new Labour leader, David Cameron is set to launch a scathing attack on the party, branding them "a clear threat to the security of British families".

The Prime Minister is expected to say: "Whoever wins the Labour leadership tomorrow, this is now a party that has completely vacated the intellectual playing field and no longer represents working people."

Voting for the next Labour leader closed at noon on Thursday and the result is set to be announced tomorrow at 11.30am.

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Abuse aimed at Labour leadership candidates 'appalling'

The abuse aimed at Labour leadership hopefuls during the campaign has been 'appalling', Liz Kendall told ITV News today.

Speaking after she made her final campaign speech the leadership candidate responded to questions about the abuse levelled at herself and her peers by saying it was "no way to treat people".

She said: "I've called it out because I don't want anyone to feel they'd be put off politics, or getting involved, or putting themselves forward, for any role if they end up getting a load of vile abuse."

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