UK Labour Party deputy leader Rayner would step down if fined for lockdown breach

Britain's Labour Party holds annual conference, in Brighton

LONDON (Reuters) - The deputy leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party would step down if she received a police fine for breaching lockdown rules, she said in a statement on Monday, echoing the words of Labour Leader Keir Starmer.

"If I were issued with a fine, I would do the decent thing and step down," deputy leader Angela Rayner said in a emailed statement.

(Reporting by William James; Editing by Alistair Smout)

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