The shifting sands of politics shift again. This must have not been an easy decision either. But it says a lot that some of the (ex) Tory MPs I respect the most have now left. https://t.co/xJmW5pq6NF
— Layla Moran (@LaylaMoran) February 20, 2019
That’s four times as many who switched to the SDP
As expected The Independent Group is dominating the headlines with an announcement a few minutes ago that three women Tory MPs have decided to switch. None of them is really a surprise.
So that gives the new grouping ten MPs exactly the same as the DUP.
Back in the early eighties when the SDP was first formed just one CON MP decided to make the move – so the TIGers are ahead on this count.
can’t help thinking “The Independent Group” has chosen such a neutral/boring name because the plan is to roll up the Lib Dems, the People’s Vote and a few Tory moderates into something more cohesive later on:
here’s their statement of valueshttps://t.co/rEamf5sxoY
— Jim Pickard (@PickardJE) February 18, 2019
New Times YouGov poll with TIG as an option has LAB down to 26%
— Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) February 20, 2019