Open Labour conference today headlined by Rayner, Nandy and new MPs

Shadow education secretary Angela Rayner and former frontbencher Lisa Nandy are give top-billing at today’s Open Labour conference.

Held today in Manchester, the soft-left group are holding their summer conference, called ‘the path to power’.

The group said in a statement: “Open Labour are looking forward to celebrating Labour’s fantastic gains. Not least with new Open Labour MPs like Alex Sobel MP, Emma Hardy MP, Rosie Duffield MP and councillors like our co-chairs Tom Miller and Bev Craig.”

“We are also looking forward to discussing how they and the rest of us can play a role in delivering a Labour victory at the next election with a radical, transformative programme of government.”

“We’ve taken big steps forward but there is further to go on the path to power. In that spirit, let’s get started.”

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