School of Politics and International Relations

Professor Tim Bale, Will Jeremy Corbyn stay on as Labour leader if the party loses the General Election?

9 May 2017

Jeremy Corbyn’s claim that he will not quit as Labour leader if his party is beaten in the General Election has renewed speculation about what could happen after 8 June. Professor Tim Bale said: “We wouldn’t expect a leader to say anything else….What might stop him is the people around him wanting him to stay on in order for them to get a successor in a Corbyn mould.”
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