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Chuka Umunna

Chuka Umunna is an Independent columnist and a British politician who has been the MP for Streatham since 2010. He was the Labour shadow business secretary from 2011 to 2015. In February 2019, Umunna left Labour to launch the new Independent Group of MPs, which included defectors from both Labour and the Conservatives

Don’t believe the lie that centrism is dead

There has been a reboot of organisations working on the big ideas to address the problems that sparked the Brexit vote, and they’ll only expand from here as the appetite for a Final Say grows stronger

This is why I joined the Liberal Democrats

I thought that Britain needed a new party. I thought that was what the millions of politically homeless people in Britain wanted. I was wrong

Both parties must now take a stand against their useless leaders

It is the backbenchers who have really stepped up to the plate. Smart amendments in the Commons have consistently scuppered the PM’s plans for a disastrous Brexit

Britain was sold a fantasy Brexit, so let's march to restore sanity

We are marching not just against Brexit, but because we are proud of the UK