Six Labour MPs have resigned from frontbench positions in order to vote against their party in an embarrassing setback for Jeremy Corbyn.
One shadow minister and five parliamentary private secretaries quit late last night in order to defy the whip and either back or reject the proposal to maintain Britain’s membership of the European Economic Area after Brexit.
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