Labour in crisis after Corbyn sacks Hilary Benn from shadow cabinet

Leeds Central MP Hilary Benn has been sacked as shadow foreign secretary by Jeremy Corbyn after he planned to spearhead a coup against the Labour leader.

It is expected up to half of the shadow cabinet could resign in reaction to the decision.

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Nic Dakin resigns after 'further failure of leadership' from Corbyn at PLP meeting

The MP for Scunthorpe Nic Dakin has resigned from the Labour Front Bench after "further failure of leadership" from Jeremy Corbyn at today's PLP meeting.

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