• Friday, December 09, 2022


MP Siddiq quits shadow Cabinet role over Brexit Bill

Tulip Siddiq

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The Labour party on Friday (27) faced a fresh crisis after one of its MPs quit her shadow Cabinet role as education minister in order to vote against a new Brexit Bill in Parliament. Tulip Siddiq, the niece of Bangladeshi prime minister Sheikh Hasina, stepped away from the Labour frontbench following party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s decision to impose a whip on Labour MPs to vote in favour of triggering Article 50. “On the announcement of the three-line whip on the Article 50 vote, I feel I have no choice but to resign from my frontbench role as shadow minister for…

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