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David Cameron has addressed the House of Commons during the first Prime Minister's Questions session since Parliament resumed after the Christmas holidays.

It comes after the PM announced that government ministers would be allowed freedom on whether to campaign for or against Britain's membership of the EU ahead of the referendum.

The Commons also also heard from opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who has carried out the first reshuffle of his top team since being voted in last year.

The recent flooding in the north was also to be raised.

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Cameron won't rule out European Human Rights exit

The Prime Minister has signalled that Britain could leave the European Convention on Human Rights after he insisted he ruled nothing out in achieving the Government's aims.

Mr Cameron told MPs gathered in the Commons for Prime Minister's Questions he wanted British judges making decisions in British courts, with the UK Parliament accountable to the people of the country.

He said: "We're very clear in what we want, which is British judges making decisions in British courts and also the British Parliament being accountable to the British people.

"Our plans set out in our manifesto do not involve us leaving the European Convention on Human Rights.

"But let's be absolutely clear: if we can't achieve what we need I rule out absolutely nothing in getting that done."


PM: Deepest condolences to families of Alps air crash

Prime Minister David Cameron

Prime Minister David Cameron has begun the last PMQs before the general election by paying tribute to those killed in the plane crash in the French Alps.

Mr Cameron said: "I know the whole House will wish to join me in offering our deepest condolences to the families and friends of all those killed in yesterday's airbus crash in France.

"It is heartbreaking to hear about the schoolchildren, the babies, the families whose lives have been brought to an end."

Three British Nationals have been confirmed as being among the victims.

Mr Cameron said the the Foreign Office is "working urgently" to establish whether any further British nationals were among those on board the Germanwings flight.

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