The socialist is believed to have given a departure date to his close circle.
Political and social affairs editor Jennifer Williams claims she’s been informed that Corbyn will resign, although he does not intend to leave ‘straight away’.
Williams claims to have been informed by three sources that there is ‘definite manoeuvering’.
The Manchester Evening News editor said there’s an ‘expectation that Corbyn is going. Not necessarily straight away, but is going.’
She also suggests that Rebecca Long Bailey, MP for Salford and Eccles, has been tipped as Corbyn’s successor.
Sources close to the Labour leader claim there is no truth to the rumours, with one dismissing claims that Corbyn is planning to stand down as ‘sh*t stirring’.
Allies of the Labour leader moved to quash rumours circulating in Westminster that Corbyn has set a date to step down as leader.
A senior Labour source said there was ‘no truth’ to suggestions the leader had informed his inner circle of plans to quit, while shadow cabinet member Ian Lavery said: ‘There’s not a grain of truth to the rumours about Jeremy stepping down.
‘Lots of gossip happens around this place, but we know from previous rumours that it’s not always reliable.’
Metro.co.uk have contacted Labour, though the party is yet to release an official statement on the rumours.
Corbyn is currently facing a revolt over the Brexit bill.
The key vote on tonight is expected to cause more problems for Labour than Prime Minister as Corbyn struggles to contain a revolt in his own ranks.
Some 47 pro-Remain Labour MPs defied the leadership to oppose the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill at second reading and Corbyn is expected to face a renewed wave of defiance.
The Labour leader is imposing a three-line whip on the vote at the third reading – a move that risks the resignation of high-profile shadow cabinet ministers like Clive Lewis.
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott, one of Corbyn’s closest allies, was widely ridiculed for suffering from a bout of ‘Brexit flu’ after she failed to turn up to vote last week, claiming she had a migraine.
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