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This is from Labour’s Seema Malhotra.
Understand that ERG are saying that if they are going to support the PM today “they’ve got to make sure she is really grateful.” So what’s the price going to be? How much more will Theresa May & country be held to ransom – and when will the PM stand up to their right wing agenda?
This morning the Guardian splashed on a story saying Jeremy Corbyn faces up to 10 resignations from the Labour frontbench if he fails to back a second referendum.
It’s no secret that a small group of Labour MPs has been discussing for many months whether to leave the party, and if so, when and how.
For any MP, this is a huge decision. For many of them, whatever their tribe, their political party is like part of their family, certainly a huge part of the fabric of their lives.