Chuka Umunna

The Independent Group applies to register as a political party and appoints Heidi Allen as interim leader
The Independent Group applies to register as a political party and appoints Heidi Allen as interim leader
The Independent Group said today that it has applied to register as a political party and said it has appointed [...]
March 29, 2019
Don’t you dare tune out – your country needs you to step up
Don’t you dare tune out – your country needs you to step up
Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose. So sang Janis Joplin in what sounds like a 1970s version of [...]
March 25, 2019
For all the fire and fury, there's only one deal in town - and MPs should vote for it
For all the fire and fury, there's only one deal in town - and MPs should vote for it
Yesterday afternoon a rumour spread around Westminster that the Prime Minister was going to make a live statement in Downing [...]
March 21, 2019
Chuka Umunna downplays speculation Tory MP Nick Boles could join the Independent Group
Chuka Umunna downplays speculation Tory MP Nick Boles could join the Independent Group
Former Labour MP Chuka Umunna has downplayed suggestions Tory MP Nick Boles could join the Independent Group (TIG), saying he does not [...]
March 18, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn needs to change the Labour party to solve the 'crisis for its soul', says Tom Watson
Jeremy Corbyn needs to change the Labour party to solve the 'crisis for its soul', says Tom Watson
Tom Watson has said Jeremy Corbyn must change to resolve the "crisis for the soul of the Labour party” that has [...]
February 24, 2019
Labour MP Ian Austin quits 'broken' party, saying he cannot ask people to vote for Jeremy Corbyn
Labour MP Ian Austin quits 'broken' party, saying he cannot ask people to vote for Jeremy Corbyn
Ian Austin has quit the Labour party this morning, in another blow to Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership. However, the Dudley North [...]
February 22, 2019
Ken Clarke warns 'fed up' Tory MPs could quit the Conservative party
Ken Clarke warns 'fed up' Tory MPs could quit the Conservative party
Tory veteran Ken Clarke has said MPs from his party are "very fed up" and could contemplate defecting to the [...]
February 20, 2019
Labour plunged deeper into chaos as another MP quits Corbyn’s ‘Stalinist’ party
Labour plunged deeper into chaos as another MP quits Corbyn’s ‘Stalinist’ party
The Labour party has been plunged further into chaos after an eighth MP quit to join a new independent group, attacking [...]
February 19, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn: MPs who split didn't take opportunities to influence Labour policies
Jeremy Corbyn: MPs who split didn't take opportunities to influence Labour policies
Jeremy Corbyn says he “regrets” the decision of seven MPs to quit Labour but insisted they had ample opportunity to [...]
February 19, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn warned of more Labour defections as MPs 'think hard' about future
Jeremy Corbyn warned of more Labour defections as MPs 'think hard' about future
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been warned that more of his MPs will jump ship unless he listens to their [...]
February 19, 2019

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