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Labour MP: 'Our experiment with Corbynism has to end'

Tristram Hunt called on the Labour party's shadow cabinet 'to act'. Credit: PA

Former shadow cabinet member Tristram Hunt has become one of the latest Labour MPs calling for Jeremy Corbyn's removal as leader of the party in the wake of the Brexit vote.

Writing in The Observer, Mr Hunt wrote: "As we face the prospect of a Tory-driven Brexit and another general election, our experiment with Corbynism has to end."

If Labour members care about Labour voters, we need to do something about the Labour leader... The shadow cabinet needs to act or MPs will.

– Tristram Hunt

"We need a leader who can hold Boris Johnson to account, stand up for Labour voters and be ready to walk through the door of Downing Street in as little as a year's time," the Stoke-on-Trent Central MP added.

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