Jeremy Corbyn confident of 'effective' front bench team despite MP divisions
Jeremy Corbyn has denied that divisions among his MPs amount to a "smash-up" of the Labour Party, insisting he will appoint a "very, very effective" front bench team within the next fortnight to take the fight to the Conservatives.
His promise to name new shadow ministers before Parliament returns on October 10 effectively rules out any involvement by MPs in electing Mr Corbyn's top team, as Labour's ruling National Executive Committee has kicked the issue into the long grass, with further discussions due in November.
Mr Corbyn declined to name any of those set to be... read more
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