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UK : Seven Labour MPs resign from the party

Against the fragmentation of the British party system, there is a weighty Argument, the majority of election law: On the island you win elections in the middle of the society. Small groups have against the two big blocs, the Conservatives and the Labour party, rarely have a Chance.

in Protest against the leadership of the Labour leaders Jeremy Corbyn on Monday, however, seven MPs from the party. To the ideologues have marginalized the 69-year-old Corbyn, the more to the political center-oriented members; to little you have done against anti-Semitism fanatisierter fringe groups within the party; to be hesitant, the party leadership is opposed to those activists, the tried and tested mandate wanted to send carrier for reasons of ideological purity in the desert.

to Add to the Washes in the Brexit debate. Ironically, Corbyn, a long-time advocate intra-party democracy, transversely to its overwhelming pro-European party and talks out of the EU the word. Already in the election campaign for the Brexit Referendum in 2016, for many years, skeptics refused to participate in European Integration the party line and was just extremely hesitant to stay in the European Union.

There is a precedent

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The seven members of establish an "independent group" in Parliament, and called on other politicians to join them. For the spin-off, there is a precedent from the year 1981. Then it went to Europe, even at the time, it was the Labour Party that went to some of the members of the Flag. The famous "gang of four" consisted of seasoned Ex-members of the Cabinet, including a former Finance and foreign Minister. Within a short time, more than two dozen followed them to the house of deputies, including a Conservative, in the social democratic party. At the following election in 1983, they won a lot of votes, but hardly any mandates.

The current septet of the Breakaway consists of comparatively Unknown, administrative experience, no one has, their chances of defending their house Mandate are low.

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sympathizers for a party of the center, there is also the Torys. You should follow the Labour rebels, would be a Problem: The Tory centrists, Ex-Ministers, Ex-secretaries of state or seasoned Committee Chairman, with a prominent public profile. A Chuka Umunna, the ambitious would-be chief of the Independent, campaigning vehemently for a second Brexit Referendum, they would certainly not subordinate.
Thus, a further principle has been confirmed in British politics: the Left splits, preserves the rights to the power of cohesion will of iron discipline.

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