Labour crisis: Jeremy Corbyn sees 34 shadow ministers quit as new MP is told ‘keep your phone on, you might be in the shadow cabinet by end of day’

Corbyn JeremyJeremy Corbyn has lost more than half his Cabinet and seen more than 30 of his MPs revolt against his leadership over the last 48 hours.

Mr Corbyn has lost 20 of his 31 strong shadow cabinet and seen a further 13 shadow ministers resign this morning.

The rebels have criticised his performance in the EU referendum and he faces further resignations from the junior frontbench ranks amid fresh calls for him to stand down as leader.