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MP Phillip Lee quits Tories to join Liberal Democrats

Published on September 3, 2019 - Duration: 00:33s

MP Phillip Lee quits Tories to join Liberal Democrats

Conservative MP Phillip Lee has quit the party to join the Liberal Democrats.

In a moment of high-drama in the Commons, Dr Lee crossed the floor while Prime Minister Boris Johnson was delivering a statement on the recent G7 summit.

It means the Government has now lost its working majority in the Commons.

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