Joan Ryan

Man being fired

Laurence Sleator

BBC Political Research Unit

What are the rules? Which MPs are under threat? Who has been deselected in the past?

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The Independent Group

We profile the ex-Labour and Conservative MPs who've quit their parties to join the Independent Group or to sit on their own.

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Joan Ryan MP on misleading Parliament over panto performance
An MP plugging theatres in her constituency later admitted "inadvertently misleading the House" after mixing up Dick Whittington and Jack and the Beanstalk.