Mike Gapes

The objective of that day a year ago was to say publicly what many would only say in private, former executive director of The Independent Group Nicola Murphy writes.
Ilford South independent candidate warned about red and yellow colour scheme.
It comes amid fears as many as 10 MPs are preparing to resign and join the new Independent Group.
Westminster shaken up as seven MPs quit party because 'politics is broken'.
Seven Labour MPs split from the Labour party in a dramatic stand against the party’s policies. Naming themselves ‘The Independent Group’, Chuka Umunna, Mike Gapes, Luciana Berger, Ann Coffey, Chris Leslie, Gavin Shuker and Angela Smith explained in a press conference why they were leaving the Labour party.
The five things you need to know about politics today
For the future security and stability of our country, our continent and the world this is the worst possible moment for the UK to be leaving the European Union. Unfortunately, we are planning to leave our European partners at a time when there is going to be less and less agreement amongst the most important countries about how to deal with current and emerging global problems.
Corbyn rebels among 114 who refused to back quitting EU.