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All three Welsh Shadow Cabinet members have now quit

Nia Griffith and Chris Bryant no longer support Jeremy Corbyn's leadership Photo: Parliament TV

Owen Smith's resignation as Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary means all three Welsh MPs who served in Jeremy Corbyn's Shadow Cabinet have quit the Labour front bench.

The former Shadow Leader of the Commons, the Rhondda MP Chris Bryant, was the first to go. He resigned last night, followed by the Shadow Welsh Secretary and Llanelli MP Nia Griffith this morning.

Mr Smith, who's MP for Pontypridd, has now joined them and warned that Jeremy Corbyn and his team of advisers risk splitting the Labour party.

We are at a moment when we desperately need a strong Labour party. The Government has fallen apart....[but] the Labour party is ripping itself asunder and abandoning its responsibility.

– Former Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Owen Smith MP

Resignations by shadow junior ministers include Caerphilly MP Wayne David, Torfaen MP Nick Thomas-Symonds. Merthyr Tydfil MP Gerald Jones and Clwyd South MP Susan Elan Jones, who was Nia Griffith's deputy.

Jeremy Corbyn needs to think about the party and the country, not his own ambition and his own ultra-leftist game plan.

– Former Shadow Wales Office Minister Susan Elan Jones

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