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Sleepless nights over Syria

The mood in Parliament in the run-up to today's debate

By Alex Stevenson  


The drama of a parliamentary recall, the prospect of cruise missiles thundering into Syria, and MPs agonising over a decision which, either way, will lead to people dying: the buildup to today’s debate on what to do about Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons attacks has been intense and stressful for Britain’s MPs

So many of those yet to make up their minds over whether to give David Cameron permission to turn himself into another Tony Blair will have been…

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