U.K. Labour’s Smith Makes Patriotic Pitch for Party Leadership

  • Opposition must find ‘sense of national mission,’ he’ll say
  • Challenge to Corbyn comes with Labour trailing Tories in polls

Owen Smith.

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Owen Smith will pledge a “national mission for Britain” on Wednesday as he lays out a patriotic case for equality that he hopes will help propel him to the leadership of the main opposition Labour Party.

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