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Diary - train crash at PMQs

Up and out early on a beautiful sunny morning. Hyde Park looks stunning. With the Commonwealth Heads of State here, London is a mass of police, sirens and traffic chaos. Into the Commons and after routine matters headed to the Whips' office for a briefing on today's Government business.

Blog - Syrian strikes were necessary

WE live in interesting times. Last week’s decision to bomb three chemical weapons facilities in Syria was not an easy one for the UK, the US and France.

Diary - stories of bullying and abuse within Labour

What a fascinating day. It began with an early morning run in spring sunshine. Warmth at last! Into the Commons and a chance to promote my constituency in Treasury Questions at 1130.

Speech - by the Prime Minister on Syria

Before I come to the substance of my statement, I am sure the whole House will wish to join me in offering our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Sergeant Matt Tonroe from the 3rd Battalion the Parachute Regiment, who was killed by an improvised explosive device on 29 March.

Diary - the reason to bomb

The day was always going to be interesting, with the Prime Minister due to make a Statement on her decision to bomb Syria. Due to other parliamentary matters, Mrs May did not enter the Chamber until about 1615.

Blog - they continue to disrespect the democratic vote

YET again, diehard Remainers are attempting to overturn the biggest single vote in this nation’s history. MPs Anna Soubry and Chuka Umunna, in particular, are spearheading a new, cross-Party campaign to put Mrs May’s final Brexit agreement to the people - again.

Statement - UK air strikes in Syria

SYRIA

Last night British, French and American armed forces conducted co-ordinated and targeted strikes to degrade the Syrian Regime’s chemical weapons capability and deter their use.