David Cameron believes he made a "strong and principled argument" over Syria but he respects the "very clear" decision made by Parliament to reject the military intervention in the country.
The Prime Minister said he expects to speak to President Obama about the House of Commons vote in the next day.
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.