Jeremy Corbyn to continue talks over Labour reshuffle
4 January 2016
From the section UK Politics
Hilary Benn is among senior figures to have met with Jeremy Corbyn
Labour says its leader Jeremy Corbyn has “taken soundings” about a possible shake-up of his shadow cabinet.
He held lengthy talks with shadow foreign secretary Hilary Benn and shadow defence secretary Maria Eagle.
It comes amid speculation that he was thinking of moving colleagues who disagreed with him in key areas.
The BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg said no final decisions had been taken but it seemed more likely than not Mr Benn would keep his job.
Our correspondent said she expected the new shadow cabinet line-up to be announced at some point on Tuesday, after days of speculation about far-reaching changes – although it could be incomplete and less dramatic.
Emerging after an hour-long meeting …read more
Source:: BBC UK