Collapse in Labour members’ support for Jeremy Corbyn – The Times

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Collapse in Labour members’ support for Jeremy Corbyn – The Times

Jeremy Corbyn’s popularity among Labour Party members has plummeted, with two fifths wanting him to stand down as leader before the next general election, polling for The Times has found.

Amid growing dissatisfaction at his handling of Brexit and the antisemitism crisis that has engulfed Labour, confidence in Mr Corbyn’s leadership has fallen by 24 points since March last year, with 43 per cent of Labour Party members saying he is doing a bad job.

More than half are dissatisfied with the way in which the Labour leader has handled Brexit and one in four wants him to step down immediately, the YouGov poll found. Seventy per cent say that antisemitism is a “genuine” problem.

Sir Keir Starmer, the shadow Brexit secretary, has the most…

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