Columnists

Premium

Brian Feeney: Resignation of Labour MPs has only produced an unwanted distraction

Labour MPs (left to right) Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes, Ann Coffey, Luciana Berger, Angela Smith, Chuka Umunna and Gavin Shuker announce their resignations during a press conference at County Hall in Westminster, to create a new Independent Group in the House of Commons 
It had been predicted for a long time, but when it finally happened on Monday only seven MPs left the Labour party and none of them a household name. People have been comparing the split to the SDP in[...]

This story is for Premium subscribers only

To read the full story

Registered users get 5 regular articles & 1 free Premium article per week.

 

Enjoy reading the Irish News?

Subscribe from just £1 for the first month to get full access

Columnists

Today's horoscope

Horoscope


See a different horoscope: