Durham Miners Gala 2016

More than 160,000 thousand people, including Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, are expected at this year's Durham Miners Gala

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Corbyn wants Labour Party to 'come together'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has said he wants the party the "come together" despite the ongoing uncertainty over his leadership.

Mr Corbyn, who is attending this year's Durham Miners' Gala, has faced a major rebellion from MPs after losing a motion of confidence and scores of politicians resigning from his front bench.

The Durham Miners' Association withdrew its hospitality luncheon invitations to Labour MPs in the North East who resigned their shadow cabinet positions in protest of Mr Corbyn’s leadership.

Mr Corbyn told ITV News that some of his MPs were going through "an interesting phase in their political debate".

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