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U.K. Labour Turmoil Worsens as Deputy Leader Tells Corbyn to Go

  • Labour leader ignores calls to quit after no-confidence vote
  • Standoff deepens U.K. political crisis since Brexit referendum
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Cameron Urges Labour Leader Corbyn to Step Down

The crisis engulfing the British Labour Party worsened as deputy leader Tom Watson joined the chorus of lawmakers and senior figures urging their chief Jeremy Corbyn to resign.

Watson spoke out after meeting Corbyn on Wednesday afternoon. The day saw the last Labour leader, Ed Miliband, and the last Labour prime minister, Gordon Brown, both tell Corbyn his time was up. On Tuesday, Labour lawmakers passed a motion of no confidence.