Andrew Percy MP
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Rebel MPs who vote against the government

This Parliament is the most rebellious for 50 years but MPs who vote against the coalition no longer attract the headlines given to those who defied John Major in the 1990s.

Max Cotton spoke to Conservative MP Richard Shepherd and Philip Cowley from the University of Nottingham.

Andrew Percy explained he had defied the coalition line 23 times, but said his 90% support in any other job would see him as a "slavish brown-nosed loyalist".

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