MP with parliamentary lifebelt he used in rescue

Stephen Gilbert MP (Lib Dem, St Austell and Newquay). Credit: ITV News/Bob Constantine

Stephen Gilbert MP (Lib Dem, St Austell and Newquay), poses with the parliamentary lifebelt he used to rescue a woman from the Thames.

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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.