Reshuffle leaves MPs on backbenches
Wigan borough pair Lisa Nandy and Yvonne Fovargue have been overlooked in the first wave of Jeremy Corbyn’s cabinet reshuffle.
The Labour leader, who has been re-elected with a larger mandate, has been locked in talks with senior party officials during the last few days.
Ms Nandy and Ms Fovargue resigned from front-bench roles citing concerns about his leadership earlier this year.
Some colleagues who also stepped down have been re-instated to the front bench but there have been no such announcements regarding the borough pair.
Andy Burnham, the borough’s third Labour MP, has stepped down... read more
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