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[Mr Speaker in the Chair]
Paul Holmes Portrait Paul Holmes (Eastleigh) (Con)
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I beg to move, That the House sit in private.

Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 163).

09:34

Division 166

Ayes: 0


Noes: 46


Conservative: 32
Labour: 12
Democratic Unionist Party: 1