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MPs likely to have given prior backing to British strike on Syria

Theresa May was criticised over lack of advance scrutiny, but most supported military action

The Commons response to Theresa May’s statement on military strikes in Syria exposed a paradox: while many believed she should have sought the approval of parliament beforehand, it seemed clear this would have been granted anyway.

The Labour MP Jess Phillips summed up this view two hours into the discussion, saying: “I regret that were wasn’t a parliamentary vote on this issue. But I wish to tell the prime minister and the house that she would have had my vote had I been asked to give it.”

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