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Will Corbyn cling on?

There is no guarantee that the Labour leader will resign if his party loses

By Alex Dean  

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a stump speech at the Central Community Centre in Swindon, 21st April 2017 ©Steve Parsons/PA Wire/PA Images

Bar an unlikely upset, Labour is headed for defeat on 8th June. A recent YouGov poll, the first released since this election was announced, put the party on 24 per cent to the Tories’ 48. This is the biggest Conservative lead since May 2008, in the heat of the financial crisis. Jeremy Corbyn has argued that the result is not a “foregone conclusion”—but frankly that sounds more…

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