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The deputy prime minister confirmed he would quit within a year
Prescott says sorry to Labour members

John Prescott has apologised to Labour delegates for his behaviour over the last few months – and announced he will quit as deputy leader when Tony Blair resigns. “Tony started his speech by saying thank you – I want to start mine by saying sorry,” Mr Prescott said. “This party has given me everything, but… Read more »

The Northern Ireland and Wales secretary is a contender for the deputy leadership of the Labour party
Hain pushes his deputy leadership claim

Peter Hain today stepped up his campaign for the deputy Labour leadership with a call for members to target the Conservatives in next May’s Welsh elections. The Welsh secretary told the Labour conference in Manchester that the assembly elections in May would be a “bare-knuckle fight with the Tories”. The Tories currently have 11 assembly… Read more »