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Shadow Cabinet thwart Corbyn’s last-ditch attempt to stitch up NEC meeting

So, can Jeremy Corbyn automatically qualify as a candidate in Labour’s coming leadership election? The future of the party might well hang upon this question, being decided today at a meeting of the NEC, Labour’s governing council. With the decision expected to be close — down to just one or two votes — both sides are feeling rather nervous.

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