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The Press Association has a breakdown of the MPs who voted for a Tory MP's amendment to the Queen's Speech expressing regret that David Cameron had not included an EU referendum bill in its legislative plans for the upcoming year:
- 114 Conservatives
- 12 Labour
- One Lib Dem
- Four DUP
188 Conservatives did not vote. Tory members of the Government were told to abstain.
Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that if any MP - Tory or otherwise - decides to take up the Private Members' Bill on an EU referendum, then the Conservative party "will get behind that".
But he added that he was not "predicting that legislation can necessarily be passed".
Richard Corbett, who advises the European Council President Herman Van Rompuy, has said that Brussels sees tonight's vote as an internal debate, adding that "some would say [it is] an internal debate within one particular party".
Speaking to BBC News, he likened Britain leaving the EU to "economic suicide" and said that 3.5 million jobs would directly suffer.
An unexpectedly high 130 MPs voted in favour of an amendment to the Queen's Speech to express regret that an EU referendum Bill was not included today.
A number of Conservative MPs are identifying themselves as having voted in favour of the amendment to the Queen's Speech on Twitter.
An attempt to amend the Queen's Speech to express regret that an EU referendum Bill has not been included in the Government's legislative programme has been voted down in the House of Commons.
There were 277 votes against the motion compared with 130 in favour.
The vast majority of those who voted in favour were expected to be Conservative MPs, although Conservative ministers were forced to abstain.
MPs have started voting on the amendment to the Queen's Speech expressing regret that an EU referendum Bill has not been included in the Government's legislative programme.
The Prime Minister was forced to point out that the "Conservative party does not do pacts and deals" in response to Nadine Dorries MP's suggestion that she may run on a joint Tory-UKIP ticket in the next election.
He said that his party intended to win the election "outright".
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Cameron has pledged to back a Conservative MP's EU referendum bill, as Cable labelled the move potentially 'damaging' for the country.
114 Conservative backbenchers have voted in favour of a eurosceptic motion to amend the Queen's Speech in defiance of the Prime Minister.