‘Don’t panic’ call over new Labour Leader September 16th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Labour Party members in Sefton are being urged to not panic in the face of Jeremy Corbyn’s victory in the Labour Leadership election over the more moderate local favourite. Maghull-born Andy Burnham was thrashed by the veteran hard-liner Corbyn who got more than three times as many votes as Burnham received in the ballot. Southport Labour Candidate Liz Savage was a keen Burnham supporter as were both Bill Esterson and Liverpool Labour Mayor Joe Anderson who wants to take over in Southport too. @LizSavagelabour @scoreapoint The media have already descended in force on Mr Corbyn, on his inability to sing the national anthem at a veterans rally and his past hob-nobbing with IRA leaders Martin McGuiness and Gerry Adams. Now Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson has issued a call for unity in the face of a Tory onslaught on Corbyn. Mr Esterson said: “Jeremy has a popular mandate and we should respect that. He has the backing of the members and he has my backing as leader of my party. ” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!