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Mark Reckless: 40 MPs back EU budget motion and 'many others' will vote for it

Mark Reckless MP

Mark Reckless MP has said around 40 MPs had backed the motion and there were "many others" who would vote for it.

Speaking in the BBC Radio 4 Today programme, he urged MPs to "reflect the interests of their constituents" in today's debate.

He said: "I think there are about 40 names on the order paper, all those Conservatives MPs have supported, signed my motion, and I know of many others who are going to vote for it and many, many more who would like to vote for it."