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".
With deep regret, and after nine months of trying to make it work, I have today resigned from the Shadow Cabinet https://t.co/tX7SPDyTIZ
The leader of the UK's biggest trade union has said the country is 'riven' as a result of the EU referendum.
Len McCluskey told ITV News that the trade unions can help broker a peace deal and reunite the party now the "coup has failed".
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would 'reach out' to MPs that oppose his leadership but said they should 'respect democracy'.