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Today’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Topical Questions took place in the aftermath of last week’s great parliamentary shock. Today’s exchanges were rather subdued.

Sarah Newton (Cons, Truro and Falmouth) asked the Foreign Secretary for his assessment of how thing stood in Syria. William Hague told the House that UN estimates now put the number of Syrian refugees at 2m. Representatives of the Syrian National Government are visiting London next week for a meeting and the British Government continues to support “a strong international response,” said Hague, deploying a formulation that allows considerable…

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