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What the “Corbynism without Corbyn” debate reveals about Labour’s future

Corbyn won't be removed—but what happens after he steps down? The answer depends on what you think "Corbynism" is

By Chaminda Jayanetti  

Jeremy Corbyn speaks at a rally. Photo: Wikimedia commons

Labour’s terrible summer, scarred by self-inflicted wounds over mishandled accusations of anti-Semitism, has once more brought grumblings about Jeremy Corbyn’s suitability as Labour leader.

Whilst immovably popular with members, MPs feel increasingly alienated and the public is wholly unimpressed; the hapless Theresa May consistently scores much better—or rather, less bad—approval ratings than Corbyn.

Indeed, a recent poll found that removing Corbyn as leader would increase Labour’s poll share far more than any shift…

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