Published On: Sat, Sep 24th, 2016

2nd Time a winner : Jeremy Cobyn wins labour leadership contest

Source: Independent

Jeremy Corbyn has confounded his critics by winning a Labour leadership contest for the second time in two years.

His victory, announced in Liverpool, was broadly expected following a exhausting contest that has tested Labour’s unity to its absolute limits.

Jeremy Corbyn has confounded his critics by winning a Labour leadership contest for the second time in two years.

His victory, announced in Liverpool, was broadly expected following a exhausting contest that has tested Labour’s unity to its absolute limits.

He won by a large margin, taking 313,000 votes compared to rival Owen Smith’s 193,000.

But the result, greeted with cheers of jubilation from his supporters, now leaves Mr Corbyn with a huge choice over whether to use his mandate to stamp his authority on the party’s direction or strike a more conciliatory tone.

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