The Cabinet must tell Gordon Brown it’s time to quit, a Labour MP said today, beginning what is expected to become a clamour for his resignation.
Graham Stringer said that it was time for a “new start” in the wake of the loss of Labour’s 25th safest seat, Glasgow East, in yesterday’s by-election.
The Cabinet should have a “closed and honest discussion with Gordon Brown,” he said. “We need a new start and that can only come from a debate around the leadership.”
Mr Brown faced questions about the prospect of a leadership challenge as he travelled to Labour’s National Policy Forum in Warwick, the venue for crucial talks with the unions over future policy.
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