Sunday, June 26, 2016
#UK - Hilary Benn sacked from shadow cabinet: BBC News
Published on 26 Jun 2016
Shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn has been sacked from the shadow cabinet amid claims he was encouraging ministers to resign should Jeremy Corbyn ignore a vote of no confidence.
Labour's leader faces a vote of no confidence over claims he was "lacklustre" during the EU referendum.
A Labour source told the BBC Mr Corbyn had "lost confidence" in Mr Benn.