The Conservative MP for Clacton, Douglas Carswell, voted in favour of the government motion on Syria which was defeated by the House of Commons by 285 votes to 272.
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A Met Office yellow warning will be put in place for East Anglia as the UK braces itself for more snow across large parts of the country.
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An unsettled day with rain and blustery winds. Brighter and colder by the afternoon.