Jeremy Corbyn has now achieved something that Tony Blair never did...

James Somper@jsoomper
Saturday 24 September 2016 11:15
The former Prime Minister, who won three general elections as Labour leader, has said his political future is ‘open to question’(AFP/Getty)

Jeremy Corbyn’s second successive victory in the Labour Leadership elections now makes him - on paper at least - more electorally successful than Tony Blair, sort of.

His victory against Owen Smith saw the MP for Islington North poll 61.8 per cent of the vote and win his second successive leadership election, something that his predecessor, the former Prime Minister, never managed to do...

Blair did win three General Elections though…

On Twitter, Labour MPs were quick to brushover this fact with reconciliatory remarks aplenty.

Even Ed Miliband got in on the act