Corbyn Faces Confidence Vote as Brexit Spurs Labour Revolt

June 27, 2016 7:48 PM

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U.K. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will face a no-confidence ballot on Tuesday as the aftershocks of last week’s referendum vote to quit the European Union continue to wreak havoc across the country’s political landscape.

At a fractious party meeting late on Monday, members of Parliament discussed a no-confidence motion in Corbyn’s leadership, with lawmaker after lawmaker urging him to resign and only a few offering words of support. The criticisms were delivered by more than just the “usual suspects,” according to I...

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