To lose one colleague ic unlucky

  john bunyan 21:05 26 Jun 2016

But for Cobyn to have 11 shadow cabinet members resign or be sacked in one day is careless! Both parties are in a mess, but the Labour leader election process where the grass roots can overrule the PLP makes Corbyn difficult to shift. Thank goodness Mc Donell has ruled himself out but can Corbyn hang on? With an Autumn election increasingly likely we are in for an interesting time.

  Belatucadrus 21:33 26 Jun 2016

Interesting parallel in the conservative party, where Boris has much grass roots support to become PM. Whereas apparently in the party he's apparently seen as responsible for one of the biggest débâcles in Tory history and the view is anyone but.

If both the government and opposition start a civil war and enter meltdown things could get very very confusing at totally the wrong time.

  Govan1x 01:08 27 Jun 2016

They never gave Cobyn a chance. Once he was elected the back stabbing began from his own colleagues and instead of him removing them he just carried on.He should have shown his authority and got rid of them then.

Feel a bit sorry for him just now he is being blamed for the out vote winning and where I stay we have a Tory MP in charge and and there was a 68 per cent vote for out. Surely the Tory party should be taking the blame for that and not Cobyn.

On the day of the election he was asked will there be more or less people moving to the Uk if we vote to stay. He said more. So one thing about the man is he was one of the few who gave honest answers.

All of the partys wanted us to vote to stay and none of them gave a damn what their actual voters wanted. So maybe remember that the next time you have to vote.

General Election coming up shortly I believe and it is really going to be hard to vote for any of them.

  Quickbeam 06:42 27 Jun 2016

Labour always knew that Corbyn would be a dead duck leader in a general election, the fact that they're forcing this issue now is that everybody's sensing an autumn general election.

What better time now than when the Tories are currently impotent due to their own leadership crisis?

  Quickbeam 06:46 27 Jun 2016

The chancellor will be speaking at 07:00 this morning, a full 3 days after a decision of great enormity has occurred.

The politicians have been uncharacteristically silent on this.

  Quickbeam 06:56 27 Jun 2016

It's reported that Boris is expecting an unopposed coronation. It's seems pretty reasonable that the party membership will have a leading remain standing, and if it goes to a two horse contest with the MPs, I can't see Boris having a clear run to the line considering that he's now seen as a figure of great divisiveness should we be looking at a general election either in the autumn or in 2020.

  Quickbeam 08:39 27 Jun 2016

Corbyn has just announced a shadow cabinet reshuffle for later this morning, and another one for tomorrow morning...

  john bunyan 09:12 27 Jun 2016

Another 4 have resigned - total 14? Night of the long knives...

  Quickbeam 09:28 27 Jun 2016

They're preparing for a post Brexit government general election.

What's the odds on an autumn GE HB...?

  john bunyan 10:35 27 Jun 2016

Just been announced that Tom Watson has told Corbyn that the PLP has no confidence in him and he has to go. As deputy leader Watson's view is very important.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:04 27 Jun 2016

Having showed a total lack of character during the referendum campaign is it surprising they want to get rid of him as leader? Labour would stand no chance in a GE.

However who will replace him? - The grass roots want a leftie but there are no strong leaders there and not really any in the party, at this time, who are likely to be strong enough to win an election.

DC picked the wrong side, now has to pay the penalty and go. Boris is likely to replace him and probably won't be as bad as people are trying to make out.

Now both major parties got it wrong perhaps now is a time for a change for a political reform?

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