Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s reshuffle of the shadow cabinet has led to several MPs resigning in protest.

Corbyn sacked EU policy chief Pat McFadden for disloyalty after McFadden criticized his stance on terrorism, in an attempt to regain control of his increasingly divided party. Two further MPs, Jonathan Reynolds and Stephen Doughty, resigned in protest of his dismissal.

However, Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn – who recently publicly disagreed with Corbyn on the subject of bombing Syria in an impassioned speech in the House of Commons – managed to keep his post during the reshuffle.

Other changes in the cambinet include anti-Trident MP Emily Thornberry replacing shadow defence secretary Maria Eagle, who has moved to Culture to replace sacked Michael Dugher.

Corbyn’s shadown cabinet now consists of 17 women and 14 men.

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