Hastings and Rye Labour Party members made their views known at the recent meeting to nominate the leadership candidate. All eligible full members were able to attend and all were able to speak. Thanks to an imaginative approach by our chair Paul Barnett everyone who came was entitled to speak for up to one minute – in alphabetical order!
Contributions were overwhelmingly in favour of nominating Jeremy Corbyn. The final votes cast were:
Jeremy Corbyn 38
Owen Smith 3
Unreturned ballot paper 1