Good. Even his endorsement of Liz Kendall won’t mean much.

Let’s hope his constituency party deselect him and bring in somebody with a socialist background, or who at least cares about their constituents, rather than business leaders who can look after themselves.

Tristram Hunt has pulled out of the Labour leadership race after it became clear he was nowhere near gathering the 35 nominations from MPs he needed to stand. The shadow education secretary said on Wednesday he would instead endorse the campaign of Liz Kendall, the other party moderniser in the campaign.

Source: Tristram Hunt withdraws from Labour leadership race | Politics | The Guardian