Labour: Govt would have been defeated if Lib Dems 'voted with principles'

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Hunt Vote: 290/252. Govt maj slumps to 38. If Nick Clegg's 57 Lib Dem MPs had voted with their principles the Govt would have been defeated.

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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.