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.

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Vote result comes as relief to Hunt and Cameron

The Tories defeated the Labour motion that Jeremy Hunt should be referred to the Independent Adviser on the Ministerial Code by 38 votes. Conservatives secured 290 votes to 252.

Although expected, that will be a relief to both Jeremy Hunt and the Prime Minister.

David Cameron is up before the Leveson Inquiry tomorrow.

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