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Frontbenchers Angela Eagle and John Healey resign

Angela Eagle and John Healey Credit: PA

Prominent Labour figures Angela Eagle and John Healey have both resigned from their positions on the frontbench.

Healey has resigned as shadow housing minister, while Eagle quit as shadow business secretary, saying that the Labour Party needs a "leader who can unite rather than divide".

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Corbyn reshuffles shadow cabinet in wake of resignations

Jeremy Corbyn pictured leaving his home this morning Credit: PA

Jeremy Corbyn has promoted key allies following a revolt against his leadership of the Labour Party.

Corbyn's reshuffle:

  • Emily Thornberry will be shadow foreign secretary
  • Diane Abbott will be shadow health secretary
  • Pat Glass will be shadow education secretary
  • Andy McDonald will be shadow transport minister
  • Clive Lewis will be shadow defence minister
  • Rebecca Long-Bailey will be shadow chief secretary
  • Kate Osamor will be the new shadow development secretary
  • Rachael Maskell will be shadow environment food and rural affairs secretary
  • Cat Smith is the shadow voter engagement and youth affairs minister
  • Dave Anderson will be shadow Northern Ireland secretary

Nineteen Labour MPs have been either been sacked or resigned from their positions in the party in protest at his leadership.

A motion of no confidence is set to be considered at the Parliamentary Labour Party meeting today, with the possibility of a secret vote on Tuesday.

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Three more Labour MPs resign from shadow cabinet

Diana Johnson, Anna Turley and Toby Perkins resigned on Monday

Three more shadow cabinet ministers have quit their posts following a mass exodus of their colleagues over the weekend.

Diana Johnson has resigned as a shadow foreign minister, Anna Turley as shadow minister for civil society and Toby Perkins has resigned as shadow armed forces minister saying that the Labour Party "needs a change at the top".

Jeremy Corbyn has now lost 15 members of his shadow cabinet.

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Karl Turner quits shadow cabinet

Karl Turner Credit: PA

Karl Turner has become the latest Labour MP to quit the shadow cabinet, following several other high-profile resignations on Sunday.

Karl Turner was Shadow Attorney General and MP for Kingston Upon Hull.

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