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Diane Abbott: Free vote 'hands victory to Cameron'

November 30th, 2015

Episode 732 of 1744 episodes

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will tell his MPs today whether he will give them a free vote on extending air strikes into Syria. Labour MP Diane Abbott has told the Today programme a Labour free vote on air strikes in Syria "hands victory to Cameron". The BBC's Sanchia Berg has been reporting from a constituents' meeting in Wembley hosted by MP Barry Gardiner, who does not think military intervention in Syria "will achieve what we need".

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