MPs vote to strip terror suspects of UK citizenship

MPs have voted in favour of plans to strip terror suspects of their British citizenship by 297 to 34 votes.

Home Secretary Theresa May unveiled the proposal as a last-minute change to the Government's Immigration bill.

There was a small rebellion from Liberal Democrat MPs.

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