The Anglia region's MPs have missed out on becoming the House of Commons' new Deputy Speaker.
Tory MP Eleanor Laing, who represents constituents in Epping Forest, was elected to replace Nigel Evans who resigned to face sex offence charges.
North West Norfolk's Henry Bellingham, Northampton South MP Brian Binley, Chelmsford's Simon Burns, Nadine Dorries, Mid Bedfordshire MP, and David Amess, who represents constituents in Southend West, were all nominated.
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