Labour Member Seeks Corbyn Ouster From Ballot for Rule Violation

  • Challenge says Corbyn needs backing of more than 50 MPs to run
  • Corbyn lawyer says committee vote allowing campaign must stand

Jeremy Corbyn shouldn’t have been allowed to automatically stand for re-election to the Labour Party leadership, and must seek the backing of more than 50 lawmakers like any other hopeful, lawyers said at the start of a London hearing challenging party rules.

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