Lib Dems to abstain in Jeremy Hunt debate

The Liberal Democrat leadership has asked their party members to abstain from voting in tomorrow's Labour-proposed motion to refer Jeremy Hunt for investigation into whether he breached the Ministerial Code during his handling of the BSkyB bid.

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MPs vote against Hunt inquiry

Conservative MPs have defeated the Labour motion that the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt should be referred to the Independent Adviser on the Ministerial Code by 38 votes. The Liberal Democrat leadership had asked its MPs to abstain from the vote.