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MPs recommend Sir Philip Green be stripped of knighthood

MPs have approved a motion recommending former BHS owner Sir Philip Green should be stripped of his knighthood.

The proposal tabled in the Commons asked for the Honours Forfeiture Committee to recommend the billionaire businessman's knighthood is "cancelled and annulled".

MPs backed the non-binding motion unopposed, meaning no full vote was needed.

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MPs are debating a proposal for Sir Philip Green to be stripped of his knighthood following the collapse of high street chain BHS.

A motion for the debate has asked the Honours Forfeiture Committee to recommend Sir Philip's knighthood is "cancelled and annulled".

The committee is already considering whether to strip Sir Philip, the current owner of Topshop, of his title.

Earlier this week, speaking exclusively to ITV News, Sir Philip offered an apology to BHS workers for the "hardship and sadness" caused by its demise.

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