He suggested that it would be absurd to reject the Government’s motion merely because of the Northern Ireland backstop.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
A legacy of the Corbyn surge, whoever wins the party’s leadership, is that getting its support for bombing in the autumn will be as problematic as ever – if not more so.
Continuing our series, this week we look at the solid Conservative performance in the East Midlands.
For a time it seemed that Labour might threaten credible Opposition on the topic – but then Miliband intervened.