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Could Labour learn from this? Green Party turns leadership into a job share

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Bored of the Labour leadership battle, which seems to have been rumbling on for decades?

Perhaps the party could learn a thing or two from the Greens, who have concluded their own leadership election without fuss this afternoon.

In fact, the Green Party has named not just one leader, but two.

Read more: Green Party MP Caroline Lucas considering electoral pact with Labour

That's right. The Green Party - in a very Green Party-esque move - now has a leadership job share.

MP Caroline Lucas and work and pensions spokesperson Jonathan Bartley are the new co-leaders of the party.

Read more: Green Party opens voting for leadership after Natalie Bennett stands down

They even appear to be speaking in sync, judging by tweets from the party's Twitter account:

Both Lucas and Bartley replace Natalie Bennett who may, unfortunately, be best remembered for this car crash interview on LBC:

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