Labour Leadership Race Announcement – Follow with Twitter and Facebook

Today the long-awaited announcement of who has won the post as Labour Leader will take place after the Leadership Race comes to its conclusion at the party conference in Manchester. The frontrunners are brothers Ed and David Miliband although the other 3 candidates Diane Abbott, Ed Balls and Andy Burnham cannot be ruled out.

Just after 4:30pm this afternoon the announcement will be made live onstage at the Labour Conference and you can keep up with all the reactions and news from now, right through the announcement and beyond. If you take the link to BBC News here you’ll find the Live page for the Leadership race.

The page has live blogging from the conference right now and you can join in with your comments and reactions to what’s going on at the BBC News Have Your Say Twitter page and also its Facebook page. I’ve been taking a look and there are already some interesting discussions going on and comments being made.

For more on this go to BBC News. In just a few more hours we’ll know who is to be the next Labour Party Leader. Who do you hope will win the Leadership Race? Maybe you’re at the Labour Party Conference right now and are gauging opinion there? We’re always interested to hear your opinions on this so please do send in your comments.