LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would not resign after Members of Parliament (MPs) in his party overwhelmingly passed a motion of no confidence in his leadership.
“I was democratically elected leader of our party for a new kind of politics by 60 percent of Labour members and supporters, and I will not betray them by resigning,” he said in an emailed statement on Tuesday. “Today’s vote by MPs has no constitutional legitimacy,” he added.
Reporting by William James; editing by Stephen Addison
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