Jeremy Corbyn was the victor in the Labour leadership battle. A few months ago if you had said he was going to win I think almost everyone including himself would have laughed at you, and yet here we are, Jeremy Corbyn a 66 year old backbencher has just got the highest job in the Labour Party.
At the start of the leadership battle, Andy Burnham was the front runner with Yvette Copper the main competition and Liz Kendall also contending. Jeremy Corbyn entered to make the competition more diverse and turn away from the new Labour way of thinking, which has seen them lose elections. He hoped to turn back to old Labour - when they were winning. To enter the race other Labour MPs put their names forward to accept him, some just said yes to open the debate, not many thought he would actually win.
Over 250,000 supporters and members voted him in to office. His first public engagement was to speak at a pro migrants and refugees rally in central London, at this he thanked his supporters and broadly said what his plans are to help the migrants. By going to this pre-planned event, it showed that he is still going to be the down to earth man he has always been. He has had to clarify his - and now the party's standings, on important issues that are splitting the party and country, including the EU, Trident and refugee crisis.
Corbyn has been in the job nearly three weeks now and in that time he has made some controversial moves. He received criticism for not singing the National Anthem at the memorial for the Battle of Britain. This was seen as disrespectful to the Queen, and as the official leader of the…