Are we finally about to see a Gang of Six...

  Quickbeam 07:48 03 Feb 2019

launch a sensible centrist breakaway party as the Labour left move increasingly far left, and the Tory right move increasingly far right?

The original Gang of Three breakaway ended up joining their new Social Democratic Party with the Liberals to become the LibDems. But they have fallen from grace again on the back or being seen as the remain party.

So perhaps they would succeed this time on the back of a bad for Britain Brexit deal with the resulting total loss of faith in the existing Big Two parties in the event of a bad for Britain Brexit...

  Cymro. 10:49 03 Feb 2019

It's been tried before and it didn't work then and I doubt very much if it will work any better this time. The original Social Democratic Party started off on a wave of near mass hysteria that eventually just died a death

  Old Deuteronomy 10:55 03 Feb 2019

A centrist breakaway is not the way forward. Labour need a new leader, pronto if they are to capitalise on the Tory's disarray and utter incompetence.

  Quickbeam 12:21 03 Feb 2019

But the new left membership wont allow it!

  qwbos 14:44 03 Feb 2019

I'm always sceptical of stories based on "multiple sources" - rarely identified and often lacking credibility. Remember Iraq's WMD? Loads of "sources" but no substance. It sells papers and pushes agendas.

  Govan1x 16:17 03 Feb 2019

It is the old idea of conquer and divide.

Just wonder if it is another false news story. Started by ???

  Govan1x 16:26 03 Feb 2019

Meant to add the Tory party would be celebrating if that actually happened.

It is wide open for a new party enter the ring,

lets face it there are no party's about today that I would even think of voting for.

  john bunyan 16:51 03 Feb 2019

Considering that the Liberal Party were the only ones at the last election in strong favour of Remain, and offer a moderate left of centre option , it is surprising the are not more popular. Just reading the autobiography of a former leader. The previous defectors from Labour, the “Gang of four” , failed to keep going as a separate Party due to the vanity of David Owen and his unwillingness to throw in his lot with the Lib Dem’s with enthusiasm. Maybe the new gang, if Remainers ,would be better to switch to the Lib Dem’s . I have no Party loyalty and am disillusioned with all of them

  Quickbeam 10:20 18 Feb 2019

It's now a gang of 7.

Happening now live.

  Quickbeam 10:26 18 Feb 2019

There's some very damning words coming out aimed at the current leadership direction.

  Quickbeam 10:41 18 Feb 2019

It's interesting that they're not calling themselves anything in particular, but appealing to any disaffected MPs from any party, to form as a breakaway independent MP group.

They also mentioned that they do not have huge funds to push launch a new party, so it will be interesting to see how they use social media, that's currently under great scrutiny, to further their cause.

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