ROTHERHAM MP Sarah Champion (pictured) has stepped down from her shadow ministerial role.
This afternoon, she became the latest member of Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet to quit as pressure grows on the Labour leader.
Ms Champion, who was shadow minister for preventing abuse, tweeted at just after 5pm: “I have just stepped down from my shadow minister job, but not my responsibilities to my constituents, party or victims of abuse”.
Rotherham MP Sarah Champion quits shadow cabinet as defiant Corbyn clings on
Rotherham MP Sarah Champion has become the latest Labour party shadow cabinet member to quit in a revolt against leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Ms Champion announced on Twitter she was standing down from her role as shadow cabinet minister for preventing domestic violence and abuse shortly after a secret ballot of Labour MPs passed a no confidence vote in Mr Corbyn.
She said: “I have just stepped down from my shadow minister job, but not my responsibilities to my constituents, party or victims of abuse.”