‘Independents’ Day’: Labour resignations rock Westminster, more to come?

Yesterday saw seven MPs quit the Labour Party to form ‘the Independent Group’ in the House of Commons. The departing MPs were Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker and Ann Coffey. The ongoing anti-Semitism row, Corbyn’s position on Brexit, an alleged culture of internal party bullying and the perceived …

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