Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday June 28, 2017. See PA story POLITICS PMQs Corbyn. Photo credit should read: PA Wire

Jeremy Corbyn has sacked several members of his frontbench team after a party split in the Commons about how to oppose the Government on Brexit.
Three shadow ministers were sacked and at least one more resigned after they joined a total of 49 MPs who supported a rebel amendment to the Queen’s Speech calling for Britain to stay in the single market and customs union.
Catherine West, Ruth Cadbury and Andy Slaughter were sacked from the front bench. Another MP, Daniel Zeichner announced this evening that he resigned ahead of the vote.
The motion of regret, proposed by Chuka Umunna, also says Britain should not leave the EU if Theresa May fails to reach a deal with the European Union.
The amendment, which was backed by 101 MPs in total after additional support from the Lib Dems, Greens, SNP, and Plaid Cymru, is at odds with the stance on Brexit in Labour’s manifesto.
Labour says the party “accepts the referendum result and will put …
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