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Tories to press ahead with 'English votes for English laws'

The Leader of the House William Hague has thrown down the gauntlet to Labour over English devolution.

After a meeting at Chequers between the Prime Minister and backbench MPs, it emerged that the Tories plan to press ahead with what were said to be "robust proposals" to give English MPs control over English laws.

"If other parties make it impossible to deal with these issues in tandem, " Mr Hague warned.

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Conservatives keep up pressure on 'English votes for English laws'

While the Labour leadership debated the economy today, the Conservative party continued to push English MPs voting on English laws. William Hague said any party that did not link such reforms to more powers for Scotland could pay at the General Election. ITV News Deputy Political Editor, Chris Ship, reports:

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