PM: NSC unanimous on need for action against Assad

Prime Minister David Cameron has said the National Security Council was unanimous in agreeing to pursue action against the Assad regime following last week's alleged chemical attack in Syria.

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The NSC agreed unanimously that the use of chemical weapons by Assad was unacceptable - and the world should not stand by.

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UK to ask UN to back Syria action

The UK is to put a draft resolution to the UN Security Council later "authorising necessary measures to protect civilians" in Syria, David Cameron said. But an ITV News poll appears to show the public is evenly divided on taking military intervention