Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 19 Feb 2019

1. More MPs expected to join Labour breakaway group

Political pundits are predicting that more MPs – possibly including centrist Conservatives – will join the seven who left the Labour Party en bloc yesterday. The splinter group was smaller than pundits had expected, but Labour deputy Tom Watson last night warned Jeremy Corbyn that more will follow unless the party leader seeks the centre ground.

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