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Momentum launches major campaigning drive against ex-Labour MPs
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EU president Juncker says he is not optimistic that UK parliament will pass any Brexit deal after meeting with Theresa May
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 20
Moment of parliamentary history - three ex-Conservative MPs, Anna Soubry, Heidi Allen, and Sarah Wollaston - join the opposition benches.
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 20
The Independent Group in the House of Commons now has as many MPs as the Liberal Democrats - and more than the DUP.
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Jon Stone Feb 20
Jeremy Hunt asks Germany to lift ban on weapons sales to Saudi Arabia because of impact on arms dealers
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Jon Stone Feb 20
Jeremy Hunt says EU shares responsibility to prevent no-deal Brexit
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 20
Labour pushes for greater by-election powers when MPs defect from parties
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 19
Replying to @ashcowburn
Labour's Jon Trickett says: “Power comes from the people but for too long the overwhelming majority have been shut out. That's why trust in politics and in elites is rightly falling."
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 19
In response to eight MPs resigning from the party, Labour is now calling for Recall of MPs Act 2015 to be extended to enable constituents to recall MPs if they leave the political party they were were elected under.
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Jon Stone Feb 19
Nearly a third of French people think Britain has already left the EU
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 18
Derek Hatton: Former Militant member readmitted to Labour 34 years after expulsion
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 18
Replying to @ashcowburn
Ian Lavery tells MPs present if the Labour Party was institutionally antisemtic - as one of the gang of seven claimed - he “wouldn’t be a member”
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 18
String of Labour frontbenchers have turned up to the PLP meeting in Westminster, including John McDonnell, Ian Lavery, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Dawn Butler and Richard Burgon
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 18
Newly-independent MP Angela Smith says she was re-elected at the 2017 election because she reassured her constituents that Jeremy Corbyn "would not win the election" and they could "in safety return me as their MP".
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The Independent Feb 16
Replying to @JohnRentoul
A could be on the horizon – here’s how we could get a second Brexit referendum |
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The Independent Feb 16
Replying to @DavidLammy
We stand on the brink of a historic, national collapse – it’s time to take to the streets to stop Brexit | |
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The Independent Feb 16
Replying to @campbellclaret
Our new march will show MPs there is a price to pay if they allow such a damaging Brexit | |
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The Independent Feb 16
Put It To The People march demanding fresh referendum to take place days before Brexit
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 16
UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia are causing ‘significant’ civilian deaths in Yemen, says new report
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Ashley Cowburn Feb 15
Government plans to introduce voter ID 'falling apart' as councils pull out of scheme
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