BREAKING: Sarah Wollaston MP resigns the Conservative whip

Wednesday 20th February 2019 10:12 am
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Dr Sarah Wollaston MP, alongside two other Conservative MPs have decided to resign the party whip.

In a co-written letter addressed to Theresa May, Sarah Wollaston, MP for the Totnes constituency, Anna Soubry MP, and Heidi Allen MP, said they could no "longer remain in a remain in the party of a Government whose policies and priorities are so firmly in the grip of the ERG and DUP."

Dr Wollaston said on social media: "From the outset, I have made the case for a centrist, moderate and outward looking approach to our politics.

"I assure you that I will continue to take that approach but will now do so as an independent MP."

More on this story in Friday’s paper.

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