“It’s my duty to stand and be counted,” says MP Leona Alleslev as she switches to the Conservatives.
In a speech in the House of Commons, former Liberal MP Leona Alleslev said that she can no longer be a part of the Liberal Party, and is leaving for the Conservatives.
“My attempts to raise my concerns with this government were met with silence. It’s my duty to stand and be counted. Our country is at risk,” said Alleslev.
Alleslev’s comments and official crossing of the floor can be seen below:
Moments ago: Toronto-area MP Leona Alleslev tells House she’s quitting the Liberals and crossing the floor to the Conservatives:
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