Douglas Carswell, the MP for Clacton, was one of more than 50 Tory MPs who voted in favour of demanding a reduction in the EU budget yesterday.
Mr Carswell told ITV News that the House of Commons would have the final say on whether Britain goes along with a deal on the budget.
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