A post-election YouGov poll suggests that almost 60% of 2015 Green voters backed Labour this time around. What went wrong?
Ties should of course be optional in the Commons, but there are bigger issues to discuss.
The Liberal Democrats are to target pro-EU Labour supporters and “soft Tories” who backed remain, in a final canvassing blitz ahead of Thursday’s Richmond byelection, amid growing confidence in their camp that they are within striking distance of winning the seat.
The Green party has announced its list of candidates to succeed Natalie Bennett as leader, with the joint ticket of Caroline Lucas, the party’s only MP, and Jonathan Bartley, its work and pensions spokesman, the clear favourite against four other candidates.
Tony Blair and two former deputy prime ministers, Lord Heseltine and Nick Clegg, have launched a late plea to voters to reject “division, isolationism and blame” and vote on Thursday to stay in the EU.
Natalie Bennett is to step down as leader of the Greens this summer, after saying she believed she had established her party as a national force while acknowledging that she was not a “spin-trained, lifelong politician”.
The Green party has launched its EU referendum campaign, promising to be “loud and proud” about backing Britain’s membership.