Burnham will address GMB congress

Leigh MP Andy Burnham
Leigh MP Andy Burnham

Labour’s leadership contenders are to take part in a hustings at the annual conference of one of the country’s biggest trade unions next month.

Leigh MP Andy Burnham, Yvette Cooper, Liz Kendall and Mary Creagh will address the GMB congress in Dublin on June 9.

They will answer questions from among the 500 delegates, who represent over 639,000 GMB members.