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    How do you view Labour's chances of a majority with Jeremy Corbyn as the new leader.
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    (Original post by Unown Uzer)
    What are the Labour members' thoughts on Jeremy Corbyn becoming leader and Tom Watson becoming DL?
    Congratulations to the both of them, although I didn't vote for either of them. Fully back the leadership team. I would say it's disappointing that we've just elected three men to positions of power within the Labour Party even when there were more female candidates than men.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    What do you think Labour's chances are of a majority in 2020 with Jeremy Corbyn as leader?
    Impossible to pre-empt - the political landscape will of course be very different. However if fought similarly to the 2015 campaign I have some strong concerns.
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    (Original post by Unown Uzer)
    What are the Labour members' thoughts on Jeremy Corbyn becoming leader and Tom Watson becoming DL?
    :bl:
    Wouldve rather had Creasy as deputy though.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    What do you think Labour's chances are of a majority in 2020 with Jeremy Corbyn as leader?
    Unlikely after boundary changes however I believe he gives us the best chance of doing so.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    What do you think Labour's chances are of a majority in 2020 with Jeremy Corbyn as leader?
    William Hill have it 9/2, for now, and I wouldn't be surprised if that's without considering boundary changes.
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    (Original post by Nigel Farage MEP)
    What do you think Labour's chances are of a majority in 2020 with Jeremy Corbyn as leader?
    Almost as ****ty as they would have been with any of the other 3.
    99 seats behind (the Tories) isn't fun.
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    (Original post by Unown Uzer)
    What are the Labour members' thoughts on Jeremy Corbyn becoming leader and Tom Watson becoming DL?
    One of three things will happen:
    a) Corbyn will have to make a big swing back into the centre to keep his PLP onside.
    b) Corbyn will not be in the job in two years' time.
    c) There will be a new party created on the centre-left or Labour big guns will defect to the Lib Dems.
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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    One of three things will happen:
    a) Corbyn will have to make a big swing back into the centre to keep his PLP onside.
    b) Corbyn will not be in the job in two years' time.
    c) There will be a new party created on the centre-left or Labour big guns will defect to the Lib Dems.
    None of which end at all well for labour.

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    None of which end at all well for labour.
    a) wouldn't be horrendous, and nor would b). Give Corbyn a couple of years in opposition to soften up the Tories, given that he's been essentially permanently in opposition since he entered Parliament, and then bring in someone who could actually be considered an OK Prime Minister.
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    Congratulations to the UK Labour Party on electing Jeremy Corbyn as their new Leader.

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    the TSR Labour Party
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    Labour Party Update

    The Rt Hon. DanE1998 and the Hon. Kalail have resigned as Labour Party MPs.
    The Rt Hon. Saoirse:3 and the Hon. Kay_Winters have been elected in their place.

    Good luck and thanks to our outgoing MPs. Congratulations to our new ones.
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    Labour Party Update

    The Rt Hon. DanE1998 and the Hon. Kalail have resigned as Labour Party MPs.
    The Rt Hon. Saoirse:3 and the Hon. Kay_Winters have been elected in their place.

    Good luck and thanks to our outgoing MPs. Congratulations to our new ones.
    Congrats to the new MPs, a nice mixture of old and new blood

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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    a) wouldn't be horrendous, and nor would b). Give Corbyn a couple of years in opposition to soften up the Tories, given that he's been essentially permanently in opposition since he entered Parliament, and then bring in someone who could actually be considered an OK Prime Minister.
    Neither is good though, the first will have him losing a lot of support for moving back to the sensible area, and he would probably just get hounded for it.
    The thing about him going out half way through is that he won't really do any damage to the Tories and it leaves the new leader coming in with only a couple of years to the election without them having just had 5 years being taught how to take over, and the hard left will still, maybe, have very significant influence.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Neither is good though, the first will have him losing a lot of support for moving back to the sensible area, and he would probably just get hounded for it.
    The thing about him going out half way through is that he won't really do any damage to the Tories and it leaves the new leader coming in with only a couple of years to the election without them having just had 5 years being taught how to take over, and the hard left will still, maybe, have very significant influence.
    Alternatively all of the PLP that backed one of the other candidates could up sticks to the Lib Dems, and it'll be Tim Farron who will be naming a Shadow Cabinet.
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    (Original post by Jammy Duel)
    Neither is good though, the first will have him losing a lot of support for moving back to the sensible area, and he would probably just get hounded for it.
    The thing about him going out half way through is that he won't really do any damage to the Tories and it leaves the new leader coming in with only a couple of years to the election without them having just had 5 years being taught how to take over, and the hard left will still, maybe, have very significant influence.
    I'm guessing sensible to you means something that you can relatively agree with.
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    Alternatively all of the PLP that backed one of the other candidates could up sticks to the Lib Dems, and it'll be Tim Farron who will be naming a Shadow Cabinet.
    It'll be funny when they get there and realise that there to the right of the lib dems.
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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    Alternatively all of the PLP that backed one of the other candidates could up sticks to the Lib Dems, and it'll be Tim Farron who will be naming a Shadow Cabinet.
    Lol, now that would be a shocker - but would it really be worth getting deselected?
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    It'll be funny when they get there and realise that there to the right of the lib dems.
    On some issues, yes, on others, not really.

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    Lol, now that would be a shocker - but would it really be worth getting deselected?
    That depends on how Farron and co took it. They are probably better off picking incumbent defectors than grassroots Lib Dems for 2020.
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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    On some issues, yes, on others, not really
    It would depend how many defect, I'd certainly say that Kendall and Hunt are to the right of the lib dems on most issues socially and economically particularly with Farron in charge.
 
 
 
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