Time­line of de­par­tures How the list of res­ig­na­tions grew

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7.45am

Diana John­son, shadow for­eign of­fice min­is­ter, is the first res­ig­na­tion of the day. Within four min­utes Anna Tur­ley and Toby Perkins have also quit

8.30am

Jeremy Cor­byn an­nounces his new shadow cabi­net, in­clud­ing Diane Ab­bott as shadow health sec­re­tary, but he will soon find him­self hav­ing to shuf­fle the pack again

9am

Mr Cor­byn meets his deputy, Tom Wat­son, who warns him he faces a “bruis­ing” lead­er­ship con­test if he de­cides to stay on

11am

Roberta Black­man-Woods re­signs as hous­ing min­is­ter

11.15am

Af­ter a dis­as­trous meet­ing with Mr Cor­byn, Lisa Nandy and Owen Smith, who had been in­clined to sup­port the leader, de­cide to quit, the first full shadow cabi­net min­is­ters to re­sign since Sun­day

1pm

Ap­pear­ing on Ra­dio 4’s The

World at One, An­gela Ea­gle, who has re­signed as shadow first sec­re­tary of state, is close to tears as she says: “It’s just not work­ing”

3.26pm

Keir Starmer, who had not been party to Hi­lary Benn’s plans for a coup, de­cides he must re­sign as shadow home of­fice min­is­ter be­cause Mr Cor­byn’s po­si­tion is now “un­ten­able”

3.45pm

Dur­ing the EU ref­er­en­dum de­bate in the Com­mons, Mr Cor­byn is heck­led with shouts of “re­sign!” by his own MPs

5.15pm

Jack Dromey, ex-trade union­ist and hus­band of Har­riet Har­man, re­signs as shadow polic­ing min­is­ter, telling Mr Cor­byn: “We may be on the brink of a cat­a­strophic defeat from which Labour may never re­cover”

6pm

A hos­tile meet­ing of the Par­lia­men­tary Labour Party sees MPs take turns to tell Mr Cor­byn he will de­stroy Labour if he does not re­sign. The meet­ing de­cides to hold a “no con­fi­dence” vote today

7.30pm

Mr Cor­byn ad­dresses a rally of the hard-Left group Mo­men­tum out­side Par­lia­ment, rail­ing against the “su­per rich”

8.20pm

Nic Dakin re­signs as shadow schools min­is­ter, the 44th res­ig­na­tion since Sun­day

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