Now half of Labour voters want Jeremy Corbyn to quit as leader

Now half of Labour voters want Jeremy Corbyn to quit as leader

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MORE than half of Brits who voted Labour at the last election now want Jeremy Corbyn to step down, a poll has revealed.

Research from YouGov showed that 54 per cent of 2017 Labour backers want him to throw in the towel and quit.

More than half of Brits who voted Labour in 2017 now want Corbyn to quit

And just 29 per cent want him to stay, it added.

Among the public as a whole even more want him gone – 58 per cent.

The news comes after Mr Corbyn was forced to deny he would walk out of the job yesterday.

He insisted he would lead the party into the next election and would serve a full five-year term if he managed to scrape his way into Downing Street.

The poll is a huge blow to the leftie boss as he tries to unite his party at its annual conference in Brighton this week.

He faces a crucial Breixt battle today where he could even be forced into backing Remain by his pro-EU members.

Union bosses have begged members to get behind the leader but the grassroots are impatient with his dithering stance and want him to fully back Remain now.

Instead the leftie boss wants to kick the decision into the long grass yet again and decide later.

John McDonnell embraces Labour boss Jeremy Corbyn at the partys conference in Brighton
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Yesterday a fresh poll showed Mr Corbyn’s party trailing a huge 15 points behind the Conservatives too.

As the Lib Dems squeeze out their vote, Labour are struggling to keep up, while Boris’ party soars ahead.

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