Seven Labour MPs announced their resignations from the party on Monday morning after months of tension and disagreement over the leadership's handling of Brexit and antisemitism. The seven are: Chuka Umunna, Luciana Berger, Chris Leslie, Angela Smith, Mike Gapes, Gavin Shuker, and Anne Coffey. They will operate under the name the Independent Group. The group will sit as independent MPs in the House of Commons. "British politics is now well and truly broken," Chris Leslie, one MP said at the...Business Insider
LONDON — Ian Austin has become the ninth Labour MP to quit the party this week in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership and handling of allegations of antisemitism. He said he had become "ashamed of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn." But he said he had no plans to join the Independent Group of MPs which seven Labour MPs and three Tory MPs joined this week. This is a developing story. Join the conversation about this storyBusiness Insider
A profile of the West Midlands MP who has become the latest to quit Labour over Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.BBC News
We look at the seven MPs who have resigned the Labour whip and formed the Independent Group.BBC News
Ninth MP to leave the party this week says he has no plans to join the Independent Group Ian Austin has become the ninth MP to quit the Labour party this week, although he told his local newspaper he had no plans to join the Independent Group, which was founded earlier this week by some former colleagues and Tory defectors. The MP for Dudley North in the West Midlands has been disaffected with the party leadership for a couple of years and told the Express and Star newspaper there was a “culture...the Guardian
Joan Ryan, a Labour member of parliament, has become the eighth lawmaker to resign from Britain's main opposition party.U.S.
Joan Ryan, a Labour member of parliament, has become the eighth lawmaker to resign from Britain's main opposition party.IN