Time for Corbyn to go?

Notes from a Broken Society

As the fallout from the UK’s vote to leave the EU continues, two Labour MPs – Margaret Hodge and Ann Coffey – have tabled a motion of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership at the Parliamentary Labour Party.  It follows a referendum campaign in which Corbyn has made little impact, at least until the last few days of the campaign.  It is widely being argued that had the Labour leadership played a more prominent part sooner, the catastrophe of huge leave votes in the Labour heartlands might have been avoided.

Not fair, say Corbyn’s supporters – he’s been working hard and it’s not his fault he hasn’t been given media coverage in a campaign dominated by the splits and divisions on the Right.  It’s unreasonable to say he showed a lack of commitment.  And the debate on social media has turned nasty; it’s portrayed as the revenge of the Blairites…

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