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Briefing: Labour MPs split<\/h3>\r\n

by Lee Whitehill<\/h5>\r\n

So, it\u2019s finally happened: after months of speculation, Labour\u2019s outspoken centrist MPs have left the party, saying that the Labour leadership no longer shares their values. The MPs will sit in the House of Commons as The Independent Group and a website and social media channels were up and running by the time the seven […]<\/p>\n<\/main>\r\n <\/a>\r\n <\/article>\r\n<\/div>\r\n

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Who holds the key to a second referendum?<\/h3>\r\n

by Lee Whitehill<\/h5>\r\n

The dynamics of whether or not the Prime Minister will get her deal through Parliament has meant all eyes have been on rebels, both leave and remain, in her own party. However, what Labour decides to do may end up having a greater significance than events on the Conservative benches. Following months of what has […]<\/p>\n<\/main>\r\n <\/a>\r\n <\/article>\r\n<\/div>\r\n

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Do Marches Matter?<\/h3>\r\n

by Lee Whitehill<\/h5>\r\n

Comparisons have been drawn between the 700,000 strong Peoples Vote march on Saturday and the 1,000,000 who turned out to protest against the war in Iraq in 2003. The numbers for both events are obviously huge but the question is do demonstrations of this sort actually achieve anything? After all, the war in Iraq went […]<\/p>\n<\/main>\r\n <\/a>\r\n <\/article>\r\n<\/div>\r\n

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Five things to look out for in the Autumn Parliamentary session<\/h3>\r\n

by Adam Isaacs<\/h5>\r\n

With conference season firmly in the rear-view mirror, we now look ahead to the potential trials and tribulations of the Autumn session of Parliament, and it\u2019s not all about Brexit. Here are our top five things to look out for: Brexit If the media reports are to be believed, Brexit negotiations are 90% complete. This […]<\/p>\n<\/main>\r\n <\/a>\r\n <\/article>\r\n<\/div>\r\n

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Liberal Democrat Conference: Stuck in the Middle<\/h3>\r\n

by Alex Mulchrone<\/h5>\r\n

As the Liberal Democrats gather in Brighton for their annual conference this week, people are asking: what\u2019s the point? The third force in British politics appears to have been reduced to a group of angry bystanders. After losing 49 of their 57 MPs at the 2015 General Election, Brexit should have been a turning point […]<\/p>\n<\/main>\r\n <\/a>\r\n <\/article>\r\n<\/div>\r\n