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Conservatives and Labour fear ‘plague on both your houses’ as Brexit anger dominates local elections

The Conservatives expect to lose swathes of voters in Thursday's local elections, with Labour also fearing they will underperform thanks to Brexit.

11 MPs have just quit their parties — what the hell is going on?

UK politics is in shock after 11 MPs quit the Conservatives and Labour to form an independent group, with more set to join them. Here's what it means.
Joan Ryan MP.

An 8th Labour MP has quit and joined the new Independent Group

Enfield North MP Joan Ryan is leaving Labour over anti-Semitism concerns and the party's stance on Brexit.

Jeremy Corbyn warned his Brexit plans would ‘devastate’ his manifesto pledges and create a new age of ‘Labour austerity’

Exclusive: Labour's Brexit plan would torpedo its spending plans, anti-Brexit campaigners in the party warn in a letter to John McDonnell.
Labour's Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer.

Keir Starmer says Labour is closer to backing a new Brexit referendum

Labour's Shadow Brexit Secretary told a conference on Saturday that Labour was approaching the point of backing a new "public vote" on Brexit

Second Brexit referendum campaign fear it’s ‘game over’ unless Corbyn backs a People’s Vote

Exclusive: People's Vote campaigners for another Brexit referendum say they have the support of 116 Labour MPs but are well short of a majority.

2 prominent Conservative MPs want Theresa May to work with Jeremy Corbyn to deliver Brexit

'Cross-party discussions' would help deliver a Brexit deal, meaning Theresa May must talk to Labour, the SNP, and Plaid Cymru, senior Tories say.
Jeremy Corbyn is under pressure to back a People's Vote.

Jeremy Corbyn fears a Brexit ‘betrayal’ backlash if he backs a People’s Vote

Senior aides to the Labour leader told Business Insider that backing a second referendum could backfire badly with Labour voters.
The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Jeremy Corbyn says a second EU referendum could be ‘an option for the future’ but does not know how he’d vote

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn appeared on the Sky News programme Sophy Ridge on Sunday to oppose Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement.

Labour Brexiteers will ‘reconsider’ their support for Theresa May’s Brexit deal

The Shadow Chancellor claimed pro-Brexit Labour MPs were prepared to vote down Theresa May's Brexit deal in order to bring down the Tory government.