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Labour leadership contender Owen Smith is taking part in a Facebook Live Q&A with PinkNews.

Mr Smith, the MP for Pontypridd and former Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, is challenging the current Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for the party leadership.

Both contenders are taking part live interviews with PinkNews this week, with Mr Corbyn facing questions from readers yesterday.

Mr Smith’s Q&A is available to watch below:

Mr Corbyn’s Q&A is available to watch here.

PinkNews CEO Benjamin Cohen said: “We are really excited to give PinkNews readers from across the UK the ability to question the candidates for leader of the Labour Party in realtime.

“At a moment of huge change for the UK in the wake of Brexit, this is an important opportunity to ensure that the many LGBT and diversity policy needs are not forgotten.”

PinkNews will not be making an endorsement in the Labour leadership election.