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Tory leadership: What the diverse line-up means for UK politics


Whoever wins the race to be the next Prime Minister, it will have been the most diverse major party leadership contest in UK history. What does this tell us about British politics? Tim Bale, Professor of Politics at Queen Mary, said: "I do worry that the group that is most missing from Parliament - and most missing from this leadership contest - will be people who come from backgrounds that many people would identify with, and are considered ordinary."

This was covered in the BBCFinancial Times, Independent 



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