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Heidi Allen on Conservative MPs defecting to Independent group

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 14:18
One of three Conservative MPs leaving the party sets out her reasons for now sitting with the Independent group.

Brighton councillor Anne Meadows quits Labour over 'anti-Semitism'

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 13:53
Labour could lose control of Brighton and Hove City Council after Anne Meadows defects to the Tories.

Three MPs quit Tory party to join breakaway group

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 13:05
Heidi Allen, Sarah Wollaston and Anna Soubry criticised the government's "disastrous handling of Brexit".

Former Tory MPs Soubry, Wollaston, Allen head to opposition benches

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 12:04
Three ex-Conservative MPs take new seats on opposition benches in the House of Commons.

In full: Tory MPs' resignation letter

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 11:32
Anna Soubry, Sarah Wollaston and Heidi Allen write to the prime minister to resign from the Conservative Party.

Shamima Begum: IS teenager's family consider legal action

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 05:34
Shamima Begum, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria in 2015, is to lose her UK citizenship.

Brexit: What do Birmingham's Number 11 bus passengers think?

Wed, 02/20/2019 - 01:10
Passengers on Birmingham's famous Number 11 route tell us how they feel about Brexit.

MP Joan Ryan quits Labour for Independent Group

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 23:33
Joan Ryan says she cannot remain in a party which tolerates a "culture of anti-Jewish racism".

IS teen to lose UK citizenship, says family

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 19:14
Shamima Begum, who joined the Islamic State group in Syria in 2015, had said she wanted to return home.

MP introduces bill to ban dog meat consumption

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 18:34
Conservative MP Bill Wiggin says the bill is important to stop China consuming dog meat.

Conservatives being 'manipulated by Brexit zealots', ex-PM Major to warn

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 18:22
Sir John Major will urge a "mainstream majority" of Tory and Labour MPs to stop the UK leaving next month.

EU blasts Hungary 'fake news' on migrants

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 17:35
The EU Commission condemns Hungary's right-wing government over a new poster campaign.

Brexit: UK will apply food tariffs in case of no deal

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:51
Michael Gove has promised to protect farmers from cheap food imports.

Derek Hatton on rejoining Labour Party after 34 years

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:18
Derek Hatton, who has been readmitted to Labour after 34 years, says he has previously tried to rejoin the party but was not allowed back in.

Think tank funding: Where do IEA and TPA get money from?

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 16:11
Some thinks tank groups are less open than others about where their money comes from to pay for their work and research.

Corbyn 'regrets' Labour MPs' resignations

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 15:28
The Labour leader says the seven MPs who left the party were elected to carry out its policies but "have decided to go elsewhere".

Ruth George sorry for claiming ex-Labour MPs may have Israeli backing

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 15:24
Ruth George apologises for suggesting seven MPs who quit the party may have Israeli backing.

Protester charged with harassment

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 14:55
A protester involved in an incident outside Parliament with Tory MP Anna Soubry is facing criminal charges.

Who is Derek Hatton?

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 13:52
A profile of the former Militant Tendency leading light who is rejoining the Labour Party.

TripAdvisor suspends reviews on 'Brexit Party B&B'

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 12:21
Reviews included the comments "breakfast means breakfast" and "couldn't wait to vote leave".