Pressure on Jim Murphy to quit as Labour leader

Pressure on Jim Murphy to quit as Labour leader

Labour leader Jim Murphy is facing growing calls to resign after the party's election meltdown in Scotland.
Two leading unions said Murphy should go, while Lothians MSP Neil Findlay quit the shadow cabinet, branding the election result a “disaster”.
Murphy is facing fierce criticism from the likes of Andy Kerr. Picture: Neil Hanna The pressure on Murphy came as former Labour finance minister Andy Kerr insisted the party should apologise for its campaign and slammed the role played by the Scottish leader.
Labour was wiped out in Scotland, where it was left with just one MP after Ian Murray... read more

10 May 2015 in Politics, Views: 29
Source: Scotsman

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