Exclusive: 100 moderate Labour MPs to form breakaway group if Jeremy Corbyn stays on after a Tory landslide

Labour faces a historic split after the election with as many as 100 of the party’s MPs set to walk out and form their own breakaway group in an attempt to force out Jeremy Corbyn, The Daily Telegraph can disclose.

Moderate Labour candidates are already in talks with potential donors about a new “Progressives” group forming in Parliament if Mr Corbyn stays on as leader after a Tory landslide.

One potential scenario is for the MPs to resign the Labour whip and become independents grouped together in the Commons under the Progressives banner.

Read on… http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/09/exclusive-100-moderate-labour-mps-form-breakaway-group-jeremy/

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3 Responses to Exclusive: 100 moderate Labour MPs to form breakaway group if Jeremy Corbyn stays on after a Tory landslide

  1. Joe says:

    Bye……
    treacherous, self intrested bitterites

    How many of our 3 will?

  2. Bill says:

    But negetive media editors and treacherous behaviour and plotting of our MPs with smears not helped. Goebels philosophy proved reight

  3. reg reader says:

    Exclusive and behind a pay-wall. Typical fantasy from the Daily Telegraph.
    Only the Sun and the Indie have bothered to cover it.
    ___________________
    The FT tells a very different story:
    Labour’s moderate MPs give up fight against Corbyn
    https://www.ft.com/content/7257d940-2b5d-11e7-bc4b-5528796fe35c

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