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Salford and Eccles candidate Rebecca Long-Bailey is one of the favourites to replace Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Long-Bailey, who was the sitting MP, is neck and neck with Keir Starmer in the betting to succeed Corbyn who is expected to resign if the Labour result is as bad as expected.

The 10 pm exit polls predicted Conservatives to win 368 seats, compared to Labour’s 191.

Long-Bailey was said to have a 99+ chance of holding her seat. Results are expected at around 3am.

Underneath shows the Sky betting odds for Corbyn’s potential successor.

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Source: Sky Bet

The Shadow Business Secretary grew up by Old Trafford football ground in Manchester and began her working life serving at the counter of a pawn shop, according to her website.

She has also worked in call centres, a furniture factory, and as a postwoman before eventually studying to become a solicitor, her online biography adds, while she describes herself as a “proud Socialist” in her Twitter profile.

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