August 14, 2019 / 9:44 PM / 6 days ago

British MP Sarah Wollaston joins Liberal Democrats

FILE PHOTO: British politician Sarah Wollaston speaks during a People's Vote press conference at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research in London, Britain May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

(Reuters) - Britain’s Liberal Democrats on Wednesday said Member of Parliament Sarah Wollaston of Totnes had become a member of the party, months after the lawmaker quit the ruling Conservatives in protest over the way Brexit was being handled.

The move brings the Liberal Democrats to 14 MPs.

Reporting by Akshay Balan in Bengaluru; Editing by Cynthia Osterman

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