What matters for Labour is not the general election but what happens next

Jeremy Corbyn will have to decide whether, like some of his predecessors, to stay on - or resign immediately. 

A handful of recent polls suggest Labour is doing better than many expected at the start of the campaign. Whatever the reason, though, the gap between it and the Conservatives is still a yawning one. Bluntly, it remains the case that this election is not about whether Labour is going to lose, it’s about how badly.

What matters for Labour, then, is what happens next and that depends in part on how many parliamentary seats the party ends up with on 9 June.

Clearly, judging...
source: New Statesman

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