Senior Labour leaders from the Midlands resign

Five senior Labour leaders from the Midlands have resigned from the Shadow Cabinet today in protest of Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

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Birmingham Yardley MP calls for calm: "Any of the hate crimes we're seeing have got to stop"

Following the historic Brexit Vote the Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley Jess Phillips says it's a time for diverse communities to come together.

She herself favoured remaining in the EU but says the priority now is to look to the future. She's also been explaining why she resigned from her junior post in Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's shadow cabinet today.

She spoke to our political correspondent Alison Mackenzie:

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