Rory Stewart visits Iraqi crisis

Cumbrian MP Rory Stewart is in Iraq on a fact finding mission as the humanitarian crisis there deepens.

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Latest report: Rory Stewart in Iraq

Many MPs are using the summer recess to fly off on holiday to get a break. But one of our MPs has taken a plane straight to Iraq instead, to see for himself the war and suffering spread by Islamic militants.

Penrith and the Border's Rory Stewart is Chair of Parliament's Defence Committee and has spoken to ITV News from Irbil, where he's gathering vital information.

Our Political Correspondent Paul Brand reports:

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