Stephen Gilbert, the MP for St Austell & Newquay has received praise over Twitter in response to his tweet about how he helped rescue a woman from the Thames by throwing her a life-buoy.
@stephen_gilbert wooooah, good on you! glad she's been rescued
@stephen_gilbert Hope both of you OK, but seriously well done on your quick-thinking, too.
The MP tweeted: "shaken after seeing a body float past House of Commons terrace - she moved, I threw a life-buoy and she's now been rescued! #Result"