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For Labour’s moderates, staying in the party gets harder to justify every day

Why are you leaving is no longer the question. It’s why are you staying?

By John McTernan  

Luciana Berger MP arrives at a press conference at County Hall in Westminster, London. Photo: PA

“Should I stay or should I go?” The challenge of the Clash’s great song rings out across the decades because it crystallises a thought so many people have had in so many differing contexts. Today it is the question that Labour moderates are asking each other after the launch of the new Independent Group of MPs.

Today’s press conference led off with statements by Luciana Berger and Chris Leslie. Heart-stoppingly, Luciana introduced herself…

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