Seven prominent Labour MPs, all of whom are opponents of the UK leaving the EU, have left their party. They have established an independent group in the house of Commons together. The step was no longer expected, because of some parliamentarians, including the champion for a second Referendum, Chuka Umunna, falling out publicly with the party line to the Brexit as well as with the extreme-left position of party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
resignations Other reasons for the party, which the group presented on Monday morning at a press conference in London, were not above the "systemic anti-Semitism and racism" against the party leaders, is sufficient. Corbyn had spread in a short message that he regretted the decision of the former party members. They had to leave the party, which can be recorded in the last parliamentary elections, the largest growth in its history, in a time of great achievements.
To include the new grouping such as the Jewish MP, Luciana Berger, the massive anti-Semitic attacks had been of the party members is exposed, and Mike Gapes, in Corbyn a "threat to national security", this should be the Prime Minister. Angela Smith, a prominent Brexit-opponent and Corbyn critic, said the Takeover of Labour by radical forces have made it impossible to fight for reforms from the inside: "they have changed the locks, and we have no more keys." The seven encouraged those colleagues in the private, but also in the Tory party, with the Brexit policy of the government is dissatisfied, to join them.
little understanding for the old gentlemen
Labour, in turn, called on the Ex-colleagues, your mandates to return and stand in their constituencies by-elections. Understanding of her crotch was barely present. The "Independent" would have no program, it was said, Labour was split, they were "traitors". Shadow foreign Minister, Emily Thornberry warned their party of friends, after all, about to attack the Independent person, because you help only - and because it's takeover from the great price, the removal of Theresa May and the power of deflection.
Small political platforms in the UK on the basis of the majority electoral law poor chances of Survival. All the same, As in the 80s, a group of Labour status and a social democratic party is launched, this led ultimately to the founding of the liberal Democrats, sat to 2015, even as a coalition partner, David Cameron in government.
the Tories, the nervousness is large: For the case that Theresa May to the end of the month to present a Deal with Brussels, conservative parliamentarians, with consequences to resignations threatened. (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 18.02.2019, 13:25 PM