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Whose left?

Postby kevinchess1 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:20 pm

With the sacking and resignations from the Shadow cabinet, is there anyone left to run the opposition
Bye the bye, I'm not happy with the term 'Jexit!' :thumbdown:
I think the media will come to regretix :lol:
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Re: Whose left?

Postby Sarah » Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:32 pm

That's difficult to answer since any reply could be out of date before we finish typing... an hour ago he had lost...

9 shadow ministers
19 shadow cabinet
7 parliamentary private secretaries

but 3 more have resigned since then... just go Jeremy...

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Re: Whose left?

Postby kevinchess1 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:59 pm

Don't know if he should/t go
But seems to have the support of party members
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Re: Whose left?

Postby Sarah » Mon Jun 27, 2016 2:15 pm

Support from a few hundred thousand party members isn't much of a legacy compared to his ineffectual leadership. He is hopeless as leader of the opposition and his position is surely untenable. Clinging on until he splits or destroys the party isn't going to do the nation any favours.
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Re: Whose left?

Postby anthonyh » Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:28 pm

There's something about him that just makes me think of The Wombles.

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Re: Whose left?

Postby raypa » Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:02 pm

He's more like a clanger than a womble.
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Re: Whose left?

Postby Sarah » Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:04 pm

Now 44 of his team gone... is that all for today? :lol:

Sacked (1):

Hilary Benn

Resignations (41):

Angela Eagle
Seema Malhotra
John Healey
Heidi Alexander
Lucy Powell
Owen Smith
Lord Falconer
Lisa Nandy
Maria Eagle
Chris Bryant
Lilian Greenwood
Vernon Coaker
Ian Murray
Nia Griffith
Kerry McCarthy
Kate Green
Gloria De Piero
Karl Turner
Luciana Berger
Sir Keir Starmer
Steve Reed
Thangam Debbonaire
Yvonne Fovargue
Diana Johnson
Toby Perkins
Anna Turley
Alex Cunningham
Wayne David
Roberta Blackman-Woods
Jenny Champman
Susan Elan Jones
Nick Thomas-Symonds
Stephen Kinnock
Chris Matheson
Neil Coyle
Jess Phillips
Karin Smyth
Ruth Smeeth
Matthew Pennycook
Gerald Jones
Colleen Fletcher

Informal Departures (2):

Baroness Smith
Lord Bassam

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Re: Whose left?

Postby expressman33 » Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:01 pm

anthonyh wrote:There's something about him that just makes me think of The Wombles.


an untidy Michael Foot

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Re: Whose left?

Postby Sarah » Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:50 pm

More Resignations (+3):

Nic Dakin
Richard Burden
Jack Dromey

...that's nearly 50 out!

Cameron made a pretty good joke about it in the house today:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-36643789

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Re: Whose left?

Postby blythburgh » Tue Jun 28, 2016 9:12 am

If there is another election Corbyn will win but only if it is for a leadership one. The public who would vote Labour will not with him in charge.

Neil Kinnock went to hell and back to get rid of the far left who were ruling the party locally by fair means or foul and now the party is back where it was before his efforts to make it electable.
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