Rejected petition Change the law so that MP status is withdrawn when MP'S leave their party.

This is so that MP'S cannot remain in parliament either as independent nor representing a different party than the one they were elected to represent.

This petition was rejected

Why was this petition rejected?

There’s already a petition about this issue. We cannot accept a new petition when we already have one about a very similar issue.

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https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/269912

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