Six MPs have so far announced their candidacy for Labour’s Deputy Leader.
There are four women and two men.
STOP PRESS – John Healey has entered the contest as a seventh candidate – his statement to Huffington Post is added below
As with leadership candidates, we’ll try to keep you up-to-date with what they have to say.
We start today with the statements and/or videos with which they have launched their campaigns.
Here they are – in strict alphabetical order.
Campaign website http://www.rushanara4deputy.org/annoucement