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The Independent Group’s website woes

18 February 2019

11:49 AM

18 February 2019

11:49 AM

Oh dear. When Chuka Umunna announced that he and six other Labour MPs were leaving their party and forming ‘The Independent Group’, as a new separate political faction, he said that the TIGs would have an extremely simple message:

‘Politics is broken. It doesn’t have to be this way. Let’s change it.’

But if politics is really broken as Chuka thinks, it appears that the party’s new website may be in an even worse state. It’s only been two hours since the site was unveiled for the first time, and it’s already falling apart.


New visitors (perhaps hoping to sign up or find out new information about the party), have been met with 503 errors, frequent crashes and rather alarmingly, random website code on display:

Meanwhile, anyone trying to visit the site as of writing, is instead met with this rather forlorn message:

Perhaps the new party should put their own house in order before setting out to fix the country…


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