Corbyn welcomes back 10 MPs in Labour reshuffle
Mr Corbyn moved to ease disquiet at the thrust of the front bench shake-up by revealing that 10 MPs who had previously walked out on him have now returned to serve.
In a move clearly aimed at overshadowing the resignations of two whips after the controversial sacking of chief whip Rosie Winterton, Mr Corbyn noted the number of people willing to re-enter the top team after his landslide re-election by the membership.
However, the total of returnees is still just a quarter of the 63 MPs in shadow posts who turned their backs on him in the mass walk-out after the shock Brexit referendum vote,... read more
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