General election 2017: Get behind Corbyn, say ex-critics

Election 2017 | analysis June 9 2017 12:01am The Times Corbyn triumphs on his own terms Henry Zeffman

After Corbyn's party won 40% of the votes, social media users quickly asked Goodwin to make good on his promise.

Mr Kinnock resigned as an aide to the then shadow business minister Angela Eagle previous year, accusing Mr Corbyn of having a "half-hearted and lacklustre role" in the European Union referendum campaign.

The Labour leader reiterated his call for Theresa May to resign as Prime Minister and said his party had achieved an "incredible result", putting on more than three million votes and gaining seats all over the UK.

The protesters added that the Labour party leader is an honest and straight talking politician who should form the next government with progressive parties.

Ms Phillips said Theresa May's failure to admit a mistake over the "dementia tax" contributed to her appalling campaign. He said that the party would "draw on all the talents" for the shadow cabinet but told ITV: "I don't want to break up that winning team".

Congratulations to Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party for their impressive gain of 32 seats in the recent United Kingdom general election.

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Mr Corbyn mocked Mrs May's election campaign slogan that she would provide "strong and stable" leadership.

"It was quite remarkable how he managed to enthuse people and galvanise the support of the country, particularly the support of young people".

Corbyn said he is also going to create his own Queen's Speech, based on the Labour manifesto, to be considered by parliament. "That would prevent another election, because I think people have had enough of elections".

"We are not interested in a coalition of any sort".

"If Labour reacts to the election result with its own complacency, we will look like a party happy to be in opposition".

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