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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. He co-founded the People’s Vote campaign in April 2018. In February 2019, Umunna left Labour to sit as an independent MP along with defectors from both Labour and the Conservatives. He joined the Liberal Democrats in June 2019 and now serves as its Treasury and Business spokesperson.

Don’t let the reckless Brexit gamblers claim they speak for the people

Brexiteer Jeremy Corbyn has ruled out an emergency government, but Jo Swinson is ready to step up to stop no deal – and to stop Brexit itself

Parliament can still absolutely stop no-deal Brexit

The prime minister wants to frame the coming months as a battle between parliament on one side, and his administration and the people on the other. This only works if he can credibly claim to speak for most of the country, which he clearly does not

Farage stands only for himself. Let's oust him at the EU elections

Unless good, decent people stand up for common British values, our country will continue down this very dark avenue

Farage hype is designed to make us forget he led Britain into chaos

He is one of the architects of the mess and managed to curate this disaster from outside of the House of Commons – it's time to take him on decisively