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Ed Balls says Labour Party has no hope of winning under Jeremy Corbyn

The former shadow chancellor turned Strictly star said the party as it stands will 'never get elected again'

LABOUR?셎 Ed Balls admitted last night his party could never see power again following Jeremy Corbyn?셲 reelection as leader.

The former Shadow Chancellor said he hoped the loss of a general election under Mr Corbyn would ?쐒efocus??Labour minds.

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Ed Balls told ITV’s The Agenda that the Labour Party as it stands ‘is never going to be elected again’
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell blamed the divisive leadership election on the poor polling
He said the Labour leader and Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell must expand their horizons

But speaking on ITV?셲 The Agenda, he warned: ?쏧t may be that Labour, as it stands, is never going to be elected again.??/p>

The former politician, now performing on the BBC?셲 Strictly Come Dancing said the Labour leader and his Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell must get out and engage with voters and moderate MPs in the parliamentary Labour Party.

He added: ?쏱eople are going to have to stand back and say ?쁦n the end, do you really think trying to win from the hard left is going to work in Britain???/p>

Labour Party Conference in Liverpool.
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Corbyn decisively beat rival Owen Smith with a 62% mandate at the weekend
Jeremy Corbyn gives speech after being re-elected Labour leader

"I think there?셲 no chance, but the Labour Party may have to go along this journey, and as a consequence we have a Conservative government which can get away with a great deal, without any proper opposition, and I think it?셲 bad for the public interests and for the country.??/p>

Jeremy Corbyn was reelected as the Labour leader on Saturday after a decisive 62% win over rival Owen Smith.

The Party is currently holding its four-day annual Party Conference which ends on Wednesday.