Labour defends welcoming rightwing Tory MP Natalie Elphicke into party UK politics live


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From 14m ago 09.17 EDT Labour defends welcoming Natalie Elphicke to party The Labour party has defended its decision to welcome former Tory rightwinger Natalie Elphicke into the party. At a post-PMQs briefing, a spokesperson for Keir Starmer said that they were confident that Elphicke shared their values and that there were no skeletons in her cupboard. Asked if all Labour MPs were happy to have her as a new colleague, the spokesperson said: It’s a sign of the progress that we’ve made that people recognise that on some of the key challenges facing the country, the Tories have failed....