Brian Sedgemore defects to the Liberal Democrats
"For Tony Blair, principles and ideas have become impediments to the continuance of his lust for power."
"The public are surely right to hold modern politics and politicians in ill-repute. They've realised that Jonathan Swift was close to the truth when he said that 'all politicians ultimately die of swallowing their own lies'." (Independent)
He estimates 150 other Labour MP's are sympathetic to his views.