Tom Watson elected deputy leader of the Labour Party
12 September 2015
From the section UK Politics
Tom Watson has been elected deputy leader of the Labour Party following a three month campaign.
He beat four other contenders for the job – Ben Bradshaw, Stella Creasey, Angela Eagle and Caroline Flint.
The West Bromwich East MP is a former junior minister and ally of Gordon Brown, who is known for campaigning against Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.
He quit as Ed Miliband’s election campaign coordinator in 2013 after a candidate selection row.
Source:: BBC UK