MPs vote against investigation into Jeremy Hunt

Some 252 MPs voted for an investigation into whether Jeremy Hunt misled parliament over his handling of the BSkyB bid, whilst 290 MPs voted against it.

The noes win by a majority of 38.

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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.