The decision by Angela Eagle to pull out of the leadership contest demonstrates that she has the best interests of the Labour Party at heart.
“I’m a gay woman – I know the difference between hope and fear.”
Former shadow business secretary Angela Eagle will launch a bid to oust Jeremy Corbyn on Monday after talks involving the trade unions failed to break the deadlock over the Labour leadership.
In a vote of no confidence with the Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, an unprecedented number of the shadow cabinet have resigned.
Here are two politicians who also happen to be openly gay women.
Angela Eagle MP, Labour’s Shadow First Secretary of State and Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, has recruited global inclusion expert, Linda Riley, to advise the Labour Party on diversity and equality within business and the corporate world.