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Ben Bradshaw in the running for Labour deputy leader

Exeter MP Ben Bradshaw has won the backing of enough MPs to join the race for deputy leader of the Labour Party

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Will Ben Bradshaw be backed for deputy leader?

Ben Bradshaw is hoping to stand for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party Credit: PA

Exeter's Labour MP Ben Bradshaw will learn today whether he's secured enough nominations to stand as his party's deputy leader.

Late yesterday he'd won the backing of 25 fellow MPs, still ten short of the number needed. Nominations close at midday.

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