Independent Group

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Rachel Johnson to run as Change UK candidate in EU elections

Rachel Johnson to run as Change UK candidate in EU elections

Rachel Johnson to run as Change UK candidate in EU elections

Rachel Johnson, the sister of Conservative MP Boris Johnson, has been revealed as MEP candidate for Change UK ahead of the European elections in May.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Friday, March 29, 2019

The Independent Group

Independent Group may face legal action over name change

Independent Group may face legal action over name change

Campaign group Change.org UK is seeking legal advice over the rebranding of The Independent Group as 'Change UK'. 

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

Sarah Wollaston MP: ‘I left the Conservatives because I was disgusted’

The Independent Group MP Sarah Wollaston has said that she left the Conservative party because she was “disgusted” that MPs were putting the party ahead of the national interest.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Motion passed to remove Independent Group MPs from foreign affairs committee

Members of Parliament have approved a motion to remove Independent Group MPs Ian Austin and Mike Gapes from the Foreign Affairs Committee, and replace them with Labour MPs.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

MP who quit Labour announces birth of son

MP who quit Labour announces birth of son

MP who quit Labour announces birth of son

Independent Group MP Luciana Berger has announced the birth of her second child.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Labour MP Chris Williamson suspended over anti-semitism comments

Labour suspends Chris Williamson over anti-semitism comments

Labour suspends Chris Williamson over anti-semitism comments

​​​​​​​Chris Williamson has been suspended from Labour after accusing the party of being “too apologetic” over allegations of anti-semitism.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Lib Dems

Tim Farron: Forming centrist party with Independent Group 'entirely possible'

Lib Dems forming centrist party with Independent Group 'entirely possible'

Former Lib Dem leader Tim Farron has refused to rule out the possibility of forming a new centrist party with the new Independent Group.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Independent Group

Heidi Allen MP: I heard 'nothing at all' from government before I resigned

Heidi Allen MP: I heard 'nothing at all' from government before I resigned

The Conservative leadership did "nothing at all" to reach out to Heidi Allen before she resigned this morning, the MP has revealed.

Layla Moran

Layla Moran MP: Liberal Democrats plan to work with Independent Group

Layla Moran MP: Liberal Democrats plan to work with Independent Group

The Liberal Democrats plan to work with the breakaway Independent Group MPs, Oxford West and Abingdon MP Layla Moran confirmed on Wednesday.

Three Conservative MPs quit party to join Independent Group

Three Conservative MPs quit party to join Independent Group

Three Conservative MPs quit party to join Independent Group

Three Conservative MPs have announced they are leaving the party to join the new Independent Group.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Labour MP apologises over suggestion breakaway group was Israeli-backed

Labour MP apologises over suggestion breakaway group was Israeli-backed

Labour MP apologises over suggestion breakaway group was Israeli-backed

A Labour MP has apologised after suggesting that seven former colleagues who broke away from Jeremy Corbyn's party may have had Israeli backing.