Defence Secretary Philip Hammond told ITV News that Britain had to decide whether it was prepared to stand up to a "flagrant disregard for international law and the norms of humanitarian conduct" by the Syrian regime.
International Development Secretary Justine Greening claimed she missed the crucial vote on Syria because she did not hear the division bell
Britain's place in the world changed with last night's Commons vote on Syria, as David Cameron spectacularly misread his own party.
It was clear the majority of MPs would not be prepared to back unilateral action by the US and Britain. Today we need to make clear why.