'Red Wall' Tory MPs form backbench group to campaign for northern England

So far at least 27 Tory MPs have signed up, many from traditional 'Red Wall' seats which have been won by Labour at previous general elections.

Lewis slams bid to impose PM’s choice as head of spy watchdog

The Tory backbencher was expelled from the parliamentary Conservative Party after winning the chairmanship of the ISC with opposition votes.

Tory whip removed from MP who stopped Grayling chairing spy watchdog

The move against Dr Julian Lewis was because he ‘worked with opposition MPs for his own advantage’, said a Government source.