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Kelly promises ‘vision and hard work’ as he leads Labour into opposition

New Labour leader offers ‘constructive support’ for the national effort against Covid-19

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

5th April, 2020
Alan Kelly defeated Aodhán Ó Ríordáin in the race for Labour leadership

Alan Kelly would have loved to have been surrounded by his friends and family to celebrate his victory in Labour’s leadership race.

But due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the most he could do was send out a message on Twitter featuring himself, his wife Regina and their two children.

Kelly will have to host his first parliamentary party as leader this week using the Zoom video conferencing app.

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