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Eighth Labour MP resigns from party, as Corbyn and allies remain defiant

Another British member of parliament has quit the opposition Labour Party, in the wake of seven lawmakers splitting to form the Independent Group in Parliament earlier this week.
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Corbyn 'regrets' Labour MPs' resignations

The Labour leader says the seven MPs who left the party were elected to carry out its policies but "have decided to go elsewhere".
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Corbyn tells exiles: you were elected to carry out Labour manifesto

Labour leader issues defiant message to seven MPs who left over Brexit and antisemitism Follow all the day’s political developments – live updatesJeremy Corbyn has issued a defiant message to the seven MPs who resigned from his party on Monday, reminding them they stood in the 2017 general election on Labour’s manifesto, and “were elected to carry out those policies”.The Labour leader was speaking on Tuesday at the annual Make UK manufacturers’ conference, in his first public appearance since th...
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Chuka Umunna hopes new party will be created by end of year

Umunna, who was among seven MPs to quit Labour, hints that more MPs, including Tories, could follow suitFollow all the day’s political developments - live updatesChuka Umunna has said he hopes a new party will be created by the end of the year, after he and six other MPs quit Labour citing anger at the party’s Brexit policy and the issue of antisemitism. Related: Labour: Watson tells Corbyn he must change direction to stop party splitting Continue reading...
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Labour: Watson tells Corbyn he must change direction to stop party splitting

Deputy leader urges shadow cabinet reshuffle, saying he no longer recognises his own partyToday’s latest political developments - live updatesAnalysis: The first step for exiles? To bring 29 more with themLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has told Jeremy Corbyn that he must change direction or face a worsening Labour split after seven MPs quit to form a new movement in the party’s biggest schism in nearly 40 years.Watson’s emotional intervention came as a number of Labour MPs were poised to fo...
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News Daily: Corbyn warned of resignations and Trump threatened over wall plan

Your morning briefing for 19 February 2019.
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Newspaper headlines: 'Splitting headache' for Corbyn over resignations

Tuesday's papers are dominated by the 'gang of seven' quitting the Labour Party over Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.
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The Papers: 'Splitting headache' for Corbyn over exits

Tuesday's papers are dominated by the 'gang of seven' quitting the Labour Party over Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.
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Newspaper headlines: 'Splitting headache' for Corbyn over resignations

Tuesday's papers are dominated by the 'gang of seven' quitting the Labour Party over Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.
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Watson tells Corbyn he must change direction to stop Labour splitting

Deputy leader urges shadow cabinet reshuffle, saying he no longer recognises his own partyToday’s latest political developments - live updatesAnalysis: The first step for exiles? To bring 29 more with themLabour’s deputy leader, Tom Watson, has told Jeremy Corbyn that he must change direction or face a worsening Labour split after seven MPs quit to form a new movement in the party’s biggest schism in nearly 40 years.Watson’s emotional intervention came as a number of Labour MPs were poised to fo...
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Corbyn And Brexit Turmoil Lead 7 MPs To Quit U.K.'s Labour Party

The seven politicians said that persisting anti-Semitism and leader Jeremy Corbyn's "complicit" approach to Brexit led to their resignations. They say the party "has changed beyond recognition." (Image credit: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP)
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Seven MPs Resign from Labour Party

Seven members of British Parliament -- Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Gavin Shuker, Angela Smith, Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes, and Ann Coffey -- resigned from the Labour party Monday over concerns about Jeremy Corbyn's leadership, forming their own contingent, the Independent Group.Berger, Labour's most high-profile Jewish member, called the party “institutionally anti-Semitic” and accused it of “a culture of bullying, bigotry and, intimidation," saying she is now "embarrassed and ashamed" t...
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Seven lawmakers quit UK Labour Party citing Brexit 'betrayal', anti-Semitism

In a direct challenge to Corbyn, the seven centrist MPs said they were courting others from across parliament to join their group, saying "enough is enough" in keeping silent over their doubts about the Labour leader's fitness for office. United by a desire for a second referendum on Britain's decision to leave the European Union, they acknowledged that their resignations would not change the arithmetic in parliament, where there is as yet no majority for such a vote. With only 39 days until B...
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Tom Watson says Labour must change to avoid more MPs leaving – Politics live

Rolling updates as Labour’s deputy leader says he sometimes does not recognise his own party after seven MPs quit Full report: Seven MPs quit Labour party In their own words: why the MPs are quitting LabourOur writers’ verdict: are the gang of seven right to split? 4.09pm GMT A leading Labour critic of Jeremy Corbyn, the former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale, has said a majority of the party’s Scottish MPs and MSPs now backed a second EU referendum. Speaking at a People’s Vote press co...
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Brexit Fallout Spurs 7 UK Lawmakers To Split From Labour And Form New Party

LONDON (AP) — Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism — the biggest shake-up in years for one of Britain’s major political parties. The announcement ripped open a long-simmering rift between socialists and centrists in the party, which sees itself as the representative of Britain’s working class. It’s also the latest fallout from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union, which has split both of...
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Seven UK MPs quit Labour in Corbyn protest

The MPs - including Luciana Berger and Chuka Umunna - urge others to join them, as Jeremy Corbyn says he is "disappointed" by the split.
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7 Labour Lawmakers Resign in U.K., in Rebuke of Jeremy Corbyn

The decision reflects the strains that Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union has placed on a political system dominated by two main parties, each plagued by schisms.
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Theresa May Suffers a New Brexit Defeat in Parliament Vote

Lawmakers rejected a motion to support the government’s Brexit negotiating strategy, deepening strains within both the Conservative and Labour parties.
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Corbyn calls on May to bring forward 'coherent' Brexit plan – video

Theresa May has suffered an embarrassing defeat at the hands of hardline Brexit supporters who refused to support her approach to leaving the EU. May was not present for the defeat, by 303 votes to 258, in which she again lost control of her party in the crucial final weeks before Britain is due to leave the EU on 29 March. The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, demanded May come to the Commons to explain her Brexit plan in the absence of parliamentary support for her approachTheresa May defeated on ...
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Brexit: blow to May’s authority as MPs reject her motion by 303 votes to 258 - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the latest Commons debate and votes on what should happen next with BrexitFull story: May defeated after ERG Tories abstainExplained: the amendments MPs voted onExclusive: Corbyn to hold talks with Barnier next week 6.37pm GMT You can read the full division lists for all three votes tonight here.I will post the key numbers shortly. 6.35pm GMT Some Commons votes have very clear consequences - either legislative...
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Brexit debate: May at risk of defeat as ERG Tories refuse to back government motion - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the latest Commons debate and votes on what should happen next with BrexitOpening of Brexit debate - Summary and analysisThe amendments MPs are voting onExclusive: Corbyn to hold talks with Barnier next week 5.39pm GMT Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish first minister and SNP leader, says Labour’s decision to abstain on the SNP motion shows the Labour leadership “could be gearing up top be the midwives of a Tory Brexit...
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Labour MPs warn Corbyn: back a second referendum or we quit

Labour leader struggling to balance conflicting forces in his party over BrexitJeremy Corbyn faces up to 10 resignations from the Labour frontbench if he fails to throw his party’s weight behind a fresh attempt to force Theresa May to submit her Brexit deal to a referendum in a fortnight’s time, frustrated MPs are warning.With tension mounting among anti-Brexit Labour MPs and grassroots members, several junior shadow ministers have told the Guardian they are prepared to resign their posts if Cor...
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Brexit: Corbyn accuses May of running down clock to 'blackmail' MPs - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s statement to MPs about Brexit 2.24pm GMT Here is the full text of Theresa May’s opening statement to MPs. 2.24pm GMT Labour’s Toby Perkins asks May he can justify the Commons rising at 3.27pm last Wednesday because MPs had nothing to discuss.May says MPs do work outside the chamber, as well as in it. And the government has cancelled the February recess, she says.
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Theresa May asks MPs to hold their nerve on Brexit talks

Corbyn accuses PM of running down clock, as May indicates waiting period on treaties could be waived Theresa May has appealed to MPs for more time to push Brussels into agreeing to changes to her Brexit deal, in an update to the Commons that contained no new announcements and reiterated her opposition to a Labour compromise plan.With negotiations over possible changes to the Irish border backstop at a crucial stage, parliament needed to hold its nerve, the prime minister said, adding that a Brex...
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Brexit: May has ruled out Corbyn's customs union plan – No 10

Commons statement on Brexit progress brought forward to Tuesday to give MPs extra day to draft amendmentsTheresa May is to update MPs on her Brexit progress on Tuesday, a day earlier than previously announced, No 10 has said, while stressing the prime minister had completely ruled out Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal of a departure deal involving customs union membership. Related: Brexit: backstop time limit essential, says Boris Johnson - Politics live Continue reading...
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Brexit: backstop time limit essential, says Boris Johnson - Politics live

The former foreign secretary says UK must have ability to exit Irish backstop unilaterally 10.06am GMT Here are some of the other politics stories making the news this morning: Related: Brexit could boost UK's military standing, says defence secretary Related: No-deal Brexit would make Britain less safe, says police chief Related: Immigration regime after Brexit 'risks new Windrush scandal' Related: Hammond £5bn short of 'austerity is ending' target, says thinktank 9.45am GMT ...
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Brexit: May has ruled out Corbyn's customs union plan - minister

But Rory Stewart says PM’s letter showed ‘a lot of common ground’ between partiesOne of Theresa May’s ministers has said the prime minister has rejected Jeremy Corbyn’s Brexit plan of a customs union but insisted her letter to the Labour leader showed there was “a lot of common ground” between the parties.“What’s happening here is not a shifting of red lines,” Rory Stewart, the prisons minister, told BBC Breakfast. Continue reading...
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Monday briefing: May rejects Corbyn's customs union proposal

Growing sense MPs may not see revised Brexit plan before end of February … The Favourite wins big at the Baftas … and ‘obligation chocolate’Theresa May has effectively ruled out Labour’s proposal for a Brexit compromise, stressing her objection to staying inside a customs union. “I am not clear why you believe it would be preferable to seek a say in future EU trade deals rather than the ability to strike our own deals?” she wrote to Jeremy Corbyn. The PM argued that her own Brexit plan “explicit...
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Newspaper headlines: 'Soft Brexit talks' and a Bafta queen

The papers celebrate a British film triumph and debate May and Corbyn's EU departure plans.
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Newspaper headlines: 'Soft Brexit talks' and a Bafta queen

The papers celebrate a British film triumph and debate May and Corbyn's EU departure plans.
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