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Does The Independent Group Really Break The Westminster Mould? Forgive Me For Feeling Cynical

And then there were twelve. (Or maybe still eleven, because at the time of writing, Ian Austin, the latest ex-Labour MP to tear up his party card, hasn’t quite decided whether he’s going to join the TIG-gers, aka The Independent Group.)But was The Independent Group really the best name the Band of Very Unhappy MPs could come up with? Why couldn’t they be more bold and call themselves the Nice People Group? Or The Sensible Group? Or something even more vacuous?I know it’s easy to mock. But after weeks, nay...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Friday, 22 February