UK to ask UN to back Syria action

The UK is to put a draft resolution to the UN Security Council later "authorising necessary measures to protect civilians" in Syria, David Cameron said. But an ITV News poll appears to show the public is evenly divided on taking military intervention

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Labour source: Motion to UN is 'one necessary step'

Responding to the Prime Minister's announcement of a draft resolution to the UN on Syria, a senior Labour source has said:

This is one necessary step. Ed Miliband made clear to David Cameron last night the importance of evidence from weapons inspectors and the consideration of any action by the UN Security Council. We will continue to scrutinise any proposed action to ensure there is a proper legal base.

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