Laura Smith, who held her leave-voting Crewe and Nantwich seat by just 48 votes, said her first duty was to her constituents

Laura Smith, the Labour frontbencher who resigned in the biggest parliamentary revolt Jeremy Corbyn has faced since he became leader, has defended her decision to vote against remaining in the European Economic Area.

Labour’s divisions on Europe broke out into the open on Wednesday night when, in an extraordinary breakdown of discipline, more than half the party’s backbenchers defied the party whip.

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