Change UK leader Heidi Allen offered to resign over tactical voting row - News Summed Up

Change UK leader Heidi Allen offered to resign over tactical voting row


Heidi Allen said she offered to resign in order to maintain her “integrity” TIMES PHOTOGRAPHER RICHARD POHLEThe leader of Change UK, Britain’s newest political party, has said that she threatened to quit in a row over whether to urge supporters to vote tactically and back the Liberal Democrats. Heidi Allen took up her position only weeks ago as the pro-EU party announced that it would fight today’s European parliament elections. After an encouraging start in which the party attracted 11 MPs from Labour and the Conservatives, Change UK has faltered. The latest polling indicates that the party will face a struggle to secure any MEPs in today’s vote. Sir Vince Cable’s party is campaigning for a second…


Source: The Times May 22, 2019 23:02 UTC



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