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7 Just as Cameron was, Mark's upset by Eye leader (7)
8 Posturing dictator the common people forced out (6)
10 Like Woody's elaborate precautions – "sap's gone" (8)
11 Endlessly pissed leader's inclination (6)
12 See 24dn. 13 See 3dn. 14 See 24dn. 15 Agency encouraging disloyalty, since getting shamed – "I only screwed around" (6,7)
17 See 21dn. 19 Far Left figure breaking Neil Kinnock's heart (5)
20/5 Twitter flop? Engage in meaningful discussion! (4,6)
22 Appearing cautious initially, entering street-wise mate – a rough ride? (6)
23 Measures PM once to fit a condom? (8)
25 Brown jaundiced: "Widdecombe's back, full of energy!" (6)
26 Miliband, at heart very taken with transforming love is ... transformed (7)

1 Dash across sports field with end of spear in rump? (6)
2 Not much fun, Europeans ditching leader? Get stuck in! (8)
3/13ac. No successor for ex-Labour minister (one burden too many)
? (4,5)
4 Maverick lone wolf overwhelming party – immediately succeeded (8,2)
5 See 20 Across 6 Admit being involved in "awful turd" Corbyn's ultimate decline (8)
9 "Germany almost, almost scored – horrendous!" – usual alarmist Daily Mail? (11)
13 Period certain – attention held completely (10)
15 Look right into Republican candidate and artfully remove him from the picture? (8)
16 Old tax on wayward males that are put away regularly (3,5)
18 New Englander: jerk on drugs (6)
21/17 Sexual partner suppressing rude titter about right place for 'pussy business'? (6,4)
24/14/12 US navy is embroiled with Korea – one's going to look after number one (4,4,4)
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