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Three Tory MPs quit party to join rebel Labour MPs' breakaway group

3 monthes ago   |   By RT

PM Theresa May has been dealt a severe blow as three pro-EU Conservative MPs have announced their resignations from the party to join forces with eight ex-Labour politicians in the newly-formed ‘Independent Group'.
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Three anti-Brexit Tories quit party to join new centrist group amid 11th hour negotiations

Three anti-Brexit Tories quit party to join new centrist group amid 11th hour negotiations

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

Three Conservative members of Parliament - all outspoken opponents of Brexit - have quit the party to join a new centrist group.
Anna Soubry, Heidi Allen and Sarah Wollaston will join the new Independent Group, which already consists of eight former Labour members.
While dramatic - and possibly the start of a major fracture in British politics - in the short-term it probably doesn't affect the math for getting May's Brexit deal through Parliament. They were all likely to vote against her anyway.
Hunt said the government can now see a way to get a parliamentary majority for a Brexit deal. A...
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Three Lawmakers Quit Britain's Conservative Party, Joining Labour Defectors

3 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The three Tories resigned over Brexit policy, weakening Theresa May's precarious government. Eleven members of Parliament have bolted the two main parties this week.
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