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Hague insists 114 Tories defying PM is not embarrassing

Foreign Secretary William Hague has denied being embarrassed that 114 Conservative MPs voted in favour of an amendment to the Queen's speech, insisting it was a "free vote".

He added that the "whole [Conservative] party would like to be able to proceed with legislation" for an EU referendum, but that it was constrained by its Lib Dem coalition partners.