Lawmaker defects to opposition in UK

Updated January 19 2022 - 12:26pm, first published 12:22pm
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has lost one of his MPs in parliament, who has joined Labour.

An MP has quit Boris Johnson's Conservative Party to defect to the opposition, calling the British prime minister's behaviour "disgraceful" as he faces a growing rebellion from in his own ranks against his premiership.

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