Corbyn Gets Automatic Place in U.K. Labour Leadership Vote

  • Corbyn faces challenge from former business spokeswoman Eagle
  • Executive say Corbyn can run without securing lawmaker support

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Jeremy Corbyn’s hopes of remaining head of the U.K. Labour Party received a significant boost when its governing body ruled he should automatically be able to stand in the leadership contest triggered by his former business spokeswoman, Angela Eagle.

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