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Corbyn says, if the government is allowed to authorise airstrikes without getting parliamentary approval, that would set a dangerous precedent.
In the Commons Jeremy Corbyn is now making an application for an emergency debate on Syria. He said it would be on the principle that the government should observe the convention that it seeks the approval of parliament for military action.