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Corbyn asks Cameron questions from public in debut PMQs

Jeremy Corbyn asks David Cameron questions submitted by the public as he takes part in Prime Minister's Questions for the first time as Labour leader.

Before his PMQs appearance, Labour said Mr Corbyn will sing the national anthem at future events, after he was criticised for not singing the anthem at a Battle of Britain commemoration on Tuesday.

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Miliband: 'I will not serve on Corbyn's frontbench'

Ed Miliband MP earlier this year Credit: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Former leader of the Labour party Ed Miliband has ruled himself out of serving in new leader Jeremy Corbyn's frontbench team.

Asked if he would serve in a shadow cabinet under Mr Corbyn, he said they had discussed it, but he would be staying on the backbench.

He said: "I believe the right thing for me to do is to be a backbencher, serving my constituency and serving the issues I care about, supporting him on issues I care about, equality and climate change, and that's what I intend to do."

On the election result, he said the party "has made its choice and I think that choice should be respected."

He said the surge in members and affiliated supporters was "a massive opportunity" for Labour and said the challenge was to turn the half a million supporters and members into an "active" part of the party.

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