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When will Jeremy Corbyn cease to be Leader of the Labour Party?
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom which has been described as an alliance of social democrats, democratic socialists and trade unionists. As of 2017, the party was considered the "largest party in Western Europe" in terms of party membership, with more than half a million members.
Labour is currently the Official Opposition in the Parliament of the United Kingdom, having won the second-largest number of seats in the 2017 general election.
Jeremy Bernard Corbyn (born 26 May 1949) has been Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015. Corbyn was first elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Islington North in 1983. Ideologically, he identifies himself as a democratic socialist. Taking the party to the left, he advocated renationalisation of public utilities and the railways, a less interventionist military policy, and reversals of austerity cuts to welfare and public services.
After Labour MPs sought to remove him in 2016, he won a second leadership contest. Although critical of the European Union, he supported continued membership in the 2016 referendum. In the 2017 general election, Labour again finished as the second-largest party in parliament, but increased their share of the vote to 40%, resulting in a net gain of 30 seats and a hung parliament.
Corbyn has been criticised for doing too little to address alleged antisemitism in the Labour Party and for alleged antisemitic associations prior to becoming leader. In February 2019, a number of Labour MPs quit the party and formed their own Independent Group in the Commons, largely in response to Corbyn's handling of allegations of anti-Semitism within the Labour Party, and his stance on Brexit.
This question asks: When will Jeremy Corbyn cease to be Leader of the Labour Party?
This question will resolve when Corbyn either resigns or is removed from the position of Leader of the Labour Party, steps down, or dies. Resolution should cite a press release from the Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn, or credible press reports in the British media.
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