UK Labour leader clings to power, blasts 'manoeuvring'

Leader of the opposition Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn (C) leaves after delivering a speech outside parliament in London on June 27, 2016Britain’s opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn condemned “internal manoeuvring” after more than half his top team resigned in barely 24 hours, but insisted he would not go himself despite a rising tide of criticism of his role in the Brexit crisis. Twenty members of the Labour leader’s shadow cabinet have so far resigned in a rolling series of departures triggered by Corbyn’s weekend sacking of his foreign affairs spokesman Hilary Benn. “Our country is divided and the country will thank neither the benches in front of me, nor those behind, for indulging in internal… manoeuvring at this time,” he told the House of Commons in a debate with Prime Minister David Cameron.

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