The Labour leader today confirmed he will impose a three-line whip on his MPs when the House of Commons votes on a Bill giving power to the Prime Minister to invoke Article 50 and begin EU divorce talks.
The Bill was presented to the House of Commons this afternoon by Brexit Secretary David Davis.
Jeremy Corbyn will force Labour MPs to vote in favour of Article 50
Asked whether he will require Labour MPs to vote in favour of the Government's Bill, Mr Corbyn told Sky News: "It will be a clear decision that we want all our our MPs to support the Article 50 vote when it comes up next week.
He added: "It's clearly a three-line whip, it is a vote on Article 50.
"We will put out a statement today to our members that we want them to vote for Article 50."
It's clearly a three-line whip, it is a vote on Article 50.
But the Labour leader's move could force shadow cabinet ministers who want to vote against Article 50 to resign from Mr Corbyn's top team.
Last week, shadow business secretary Clive Lewis said voting for Article 50 is not "in the best interests" of his constituents.
It has been reported up to 80 Labour MPs in total could vote against the Article 50 legislation.
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Mr Corbyn said he fully understood "the pressures and issues that members are under" with Labour MPs representing both Remain-supporting and Leave-supporting constituencies.
He added: "Labour is in the almost unique position of having MPs representing constituencies in both directions and very strongly in both directions.
"I say to everyone, unite around the important issues of jobs, economy, security, rights, justice, those issues and we'll frame that relationship with Europe in the future. Outside the EU but in concert with friends whether those countries are in the EU or outside the EU
"That's the message we're putting out and I'm asking all of our MPs not to block Article 50 but to make sure it goes through next week."