Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey's speech on party's path to power - live news

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Labour leadership: Rebecca Long-Bailey's speech on party's path to power - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson chairing a meeting of the new cabinet and further government reshuffle developments

In her speech Long-Bailey has just quoted Tony Blair. In his introduction to the 1997 he said that the Labour party was the political arm of the British people, she says. She says he was right.

Long-Bailey has tweeted a link to extracts from her speech.

Today in Salford I’m setting out our four-point #PathToPower

Improve Labour’s messaging with an everyday language of aspirational socialism to sell policies and principles

✊Empower our movement to reconnect with voters in the Red Wall and beyondhttps://t.co/NZOFatS82B

Stir up a democratic revolution to break the hold of Westminster & the City over our politics & show people they can have the power to achieve what they want to achieve

Use the Green Industrial Revolution to unite Labour’s heartlands, from Blyth to Brixton#PathToPower

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