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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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