Chuka Umunna is set to take on a "prominent frontline role" in his new found Liberal Democrat home, the party's chief whip Alistair Carmichael has said.
Chuka Umunna has claimed his actions are “the antithesis of what it is to climb up the greasy pole” as he defended representing a third party in less than six months.
Twitter users have been reminding new Lib Dem MP Chuka Umunna of some of the things he said about the party before joining them – including a claim he “couldn’t forgive them” for austerity.
Anna Soubry has said Chuka Umunna made a “very serious mistake” in quitting Change UK, as she spoke of her frustration at the party’s split.
Anna Soubry has become leader of Change UK after six MPs quit the party.
Theresa May has accepted an offer from leaders of the remaining 27 EU countries to delay Brexit to October 31.
The UK Government has seen off a backbench rebellion by promising MPs a vote on the final Brexit deal before it goes before the European Parliament.
An influential group of MPs is today calling for the UK Government to end its one-size-fits-all immigration system and devolve substantial powers to Scotland.