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Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as leader of British Labourpartij

Jeremy Corbyn was re-elected as leader of British Labourpartij

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Jeremy Corbyn is on Saturday re-elected as leader of the Labourpartij. Corbyn defeated his challenger Owen Smith, spacious numbers.

Corbyn got 61,8% of the votes, thus won the Labourleider with a wider margin than a year before, writes BBC News.

In total, half a million party members and registered supporters cast their vote. Corbyn won 313.209 votes against 193.229 for Smith.

Corbyn says that it is “honored” to feel to be re-elected after months of turmoil over leadership within Labour. With his winnings is there will be an end to the criticism of him within the party. According to Corbyn is the number of members of the party have tripled since the spring of this year.

Especially after the referendum on the Brexit was Corbyn blamed that he hardly had to see or hear. Also found his opponents that he is a left-wing course had mapped out for the party.

Corbyn took during his speech after re-elections are also yet to the government from Theresa May. That would, according to him, is not new, but just another version of David cameron’s government.

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