The MP for Copeland Jamie Reed has sent a stinging letter to the under pressure Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn calling for his resignation.
Mr. Reed published the following on his Twitter account last night (29th June)
He accused Corbyn of injecting an 'unprecedented poison' into the Labour party, going on to say that the 'Labour party stands for a moral purpose that you do not share.'
Jeremy Corbyn has lost a confidence vote among his MPs by 172 to 40 but is refusing to resign, insisting he still has a "people's mandate" to lead following his landslide victory in the Labour leadership elections last summer.
Copeland MP Jamie Reed is calling on Jeremy Corbyn to hand in his resignation.
Several members of the shadow cabinet have resigned after Hilary Benn was sacked over the weekend.
Mr Reed says that Jeremy Corbyn has lost the confidence of the party and the Labour heartlands like West Cumbria.
Copeland has voted to leave the European Union with 23,528 people backing Brexit and 14,419 voting Remain.
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