Jeremy Corbyn has emerged victorious from the Labour leadership contest, beating off a challenge from his former frontbencher Owen Smith.
Corbyn was re-elected today in another landslide win, replicating his success in last year’s contest and winning over 60 per cent of the vote.
The result was announced in a special leadership conference in Liverpool ahead of the party’s annual conference.
Jeremy Corbyn won 313,209 votes (61.8 per cent) to Owen Smith’s 193,229 votes (38.2%).
The full breakdown of votes is as follows:
|Jeremy Corbyn||Owen Smith|
|Valid votes cast||506,438|