MPs have voted to delay Brexit beyond the scheduled date of March 29 in dramatic parliamentary scenes which saw the Conservative Party split down the middle.
MPs have voted to delay Brexit beyond the scheduled date of March 29 amid dramatic scenes in the House of Commons.
MPs have decisively rejected an attempt to secure a second referendum on Brexit.
Theresa May could be propped up by the Independent Group if she agrees to a second Brexit referendum, one of the breakaway MPs said.
A third of the Cabinet could walk out if Theresa May steers the country towards a no-deal Brexit, former Conservative Sarah Wollaston claimed amid speculation that more MPs could follow her to the new Independent Group.
Eleven MPs – formerly on both Conservative and Labour benches – have joined the newly formed Independent Group in the past week.
Both Labour and the Conservatives are braced for further walkouts as the creation of a new independent grouping of MPs continues to rip through the political landscape.
The biggest shake-up of British politics for a generation appears set to continue after three MPs quit the Conservatives and encouraged others to follow them to the new Independent Group.
Three MPs who quit the Conservatives and signed up to the new Independent Group have appealed to fellow one-nation Tories to join them.
The three former Conservative MPs who quit the party to join the Independent Group have been among the most vocal Tory opponents of a hard Brexit.
Three MPs have quit the Conservative Party to join the new Independent Group (TIG) in a major blow to Theresa May’s authority.