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Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Bernard Corbyn PC is a British politician serving as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015. Corbyn was first elected Member of Parliament for Islington North in 1983. Ideologically, he identifies himself as a democratic socialist.Born in Chippenham and raised in both Wiltshire and Shropshire, Corbyn joined Labour as a teenager. Moving to London, he became a trade union representative.

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Keir Starmer elected as Labour Party leader, takes over leadership from Jeremy Corbyn

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Keir Starmer replaces Jeremy Corbyn as UK's Labour leader
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