Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 21 Feb 2019

1. More MPs ‘expected to join independents’

The eight Labour and three Tory MPs who have quit their respective parties over issues including Brexit and the handling of anti-Semitism say they expect more of their former colleagues to join their Independent Group. Former attorney general Dominic Grieve has already said that he will leave the Tories if they pursue a no-deal Brexit.

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