Christian Wakeford kicked out of Tory WhatsApp groups 3 months ago

Christian Wakeford kicked out of Tory WhatsApp groups

The MP for Bury South was ousted moments after announcing he had defected to the Labour Party

Christian Wakeford has been removed from the Tory MP's Whatsapp group chat, minutes after he announced plans to defect to the Labour Party.

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The vocal critic of Boris Johnson had confirmed earlier this week he had submitted a letter of no confidence in the prime minister, citing Johnson's poor leadership and disgraceful conduct.

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It's thought the MP for Bury South made the decision to defect to the Labour party late Tuesday evening after the chief whip threatened to remove him from his seat following a week of public criticism of the Johnson.

He continued: "Under Keir Starmer, the Labour Party is back firmly in the centre of British politics, in touch with working people, and ready to provide an alternative government that this country can be proud of.
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"My decision is about much more than your leadership and the disgraceful way you have conducted yourself in recent weeks."

At Prime Minister's Questions, Sir Keir again welcomed the MP for Bury South to the Labour Party.

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Johnson said "the Conservative party won Bury South for the first time in generations with an agenda of uniting and levelling up "Mr Speaker, we will win again in Bury South".

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