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Shadow minister says 'people will walk' over Corbyn letter

A shadow minister has told ITV News members of Jeremy Corbyn's front bench team will quit after he surprised them by sending a letter to Labour MPs detailing his personal opposition to the PM's plans for airstrikes in Syria.

A Labour source also told ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship shadow ministers Diane Abbott and Lucy Powell had argued at the meeting of the shadow cabinet to discuss David Cameron's military proposals.



Corbyn 'wants to whip MPs to vote against airstrikes'

Jeremy Corbyn wants to whip Labour MPs into voting against the Government's proposed airstrikes in Syria, a Labour source has told ITV News.

The position puts the Labour leader at clear odds with "many of his shadow cabinet", who want a whipped vote in favour of the action outlined by David Cameron, the source said.

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