Twitter praise for MP who tweeted of Thames rescue

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.

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@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"

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MP 'rescues' Thames woman

The MP for St Austell and Newquay has tweeted about how he helped resuce a woman from the Thames by the House of Commons by throwing a life-buoy at her.