Former British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to be restored as a party MP was voted down on Tuesday by Labour’s ruling body.

Left-wing members of Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC) engineered a motion to have the parliamentary whip reinstated to the former party leader, but it was voted down, The Independent reported.

Corbyn, who has been sitting as an independent MP since October 2020, thanked his supporters as he reacted to the result.

“Today’s NEC vote and Keir Starmer’s ongoing decision to bar me from sitting as a Labour MP is disappointing,” he tweeted.... Read More: Arutz-7