Jeremy Corbyn re-elected as leader of the Labour Party

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Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected as the leader of the Labour Party.

He stays in charge of the second largest party in the UK Parliament, after he won almost 62% of the vote to beat rival Owen Smith.

Mr Corbyn became Labour leader in September 2015 but faced a challenge this year from many of his own Labour Members of Parliament.

They didn't think he was doing a good enough job.

But 313,209 members of the Labour party disagreed with those MPs, and decided that Jeremy Corbyn should carry on as leader.

So who is Jeremy Corbyn?
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Jeremy Corbyn's been MP for Islington North in London since 1983.

He's a vegetarian, makes his own jam and has won parliamentary beard of the year five times.

What does he stand for?

Mr Corbyn argued for the UK to stay in the a club of countries called the European Union, but was criticised by many but was criticised by many MPs in the Labour Party.

They said he was not enthusiastic enough about the EU during the referendum vote.

Jeremy Corbyn supporters holding placards cheer during a rally for the Labour leader at Ruach City Church in Kilburn on August 21, 2016 in London, England.Getty Images
Jeremy Corbyn is strongly supported by thousands of members of the Labour party

He wants to spend money to boost the UK's economy and get people working.

Jeremy would aim to build one million new homes over five years and said he wants to create two million new skilled jobs.