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.

  • robins111

    Oh boo effing hoo, you played your hand and got slapped down Jeremy, now you neo-communist buddies figure you’re a failure… guess what, you are…

  • ntt1

    Isn’t splitting the movement a valued Bolshevik tradition? Who will get the ice axe this time?

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      Ice pick.
      Trotsky.

      • ntt1

        It was a mountaineers ice axe/ice pick not to be
        Confused with the awl like ice pick used for chipping glacial ice into your 18year old single malt

        • dance…dancetotheradio

          This is what informed me back in the day.
          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arN7OXjHDEY

          • ntt1

            I have seen an old black and white photo of Trotsky face down on the table with the handle of the pick axe sticking out of his head.mourned by many leftists to this day he would have been just as murderous .

          • dance…dancetotheradio

            I get so angry when I see shit heads at work wearing Che t-shirts.

          • ntt1

            Irish I could find the skeletal Che tee shirt reading he is dead get over it.undera a beret wearing skull

          • Martin B

            Yup, that was a nifty graphic.

          • Martin B

            This is my favourite Che shirt:

    • WalterBannon

      it started with the split of Marxists into communists and fascists

  • Norman_In_New_York

    The reporter wrote that Corbyn issued a bullish statement. Is the reporter sure he got the word right?

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      Missing a T?

  • Spatchcocked

    Mountaineering climbing pick axe….