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Disgraced MP makes first commons speech since release from prison

Fiona Onasanya Photo: ITV News

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Peterborough's MP, Fiona Onasanya, who was convicted of lying to police over a speeding ticket, has made her first speech in the House of commons since her release.

Ms Onasanya was released in February after serving just four weeks of her three month sentence for perverting the course of justice.

She was expelled by the Labour party, but remains the MP for Peterborough.

In her first commons speech since her release, she called for more funding for Peterborough - saying the government had cut £20 million from the city's council.

She said money was being taken "straight from the pockets" of her constituents.

She added that councils are "starved of funding" and that promises that austerity is over "will not cut it".

She ended by calling for "deeds, not words", before taking her seat in the independent section of the commons.