The vast majority of Labour MPs (and MPs from across the Commons) voted in favour of airstrikes against ISIL in Iraq today, but 24 Labour MPs voted against the party whip and opposed airstrikes. One of them (Rushanara Ali) resigned as a Shadow Education Minister as a result of a “formal abstention”. Here’s the full list of Labour’s 24 rebels:
Jeremy Corbyn (Teller)
*Iain McKenzie is a PPS to Vernon Coaker the Shadow Defence Secretary and Margaret Curran the Shadow Scotland Secretary. It has just been confirmed that he has been sacked from both roles.
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