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BLAIR WINS LABOUR LEADERSHIP, PRESCOTT DEPUTY

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Tony Blair has been elected leader of the Labour party, with John Prescott coming second and Margaret Beckett third...
Tony Blair has been elected leader of the Labour party, with John Prescott coming second and Margaret Beckett third.

In the race for the deputy post, John Prescott defeated Margaret Beckett.

Leadership Result

Tony Blair 57%, John Prescott 24%, Margaret Beckett 19%

Deputy Leadership Result

John Prescott 56.5%, Margaret Beckett 43.5%

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