MPs debate Syria after ministers drop quick vote on action
29 August 2013 Last updated at 13:41 BST
MPs are set to debate military action in Syria in principle only, after the government dropped plans for a speedy vote on British intervention.
A Commons motion to be debated on Thursday states that a final vote on action should be held after UN inspectors report on an alleged chemical attack.
Labour had threatened to withdraw its support for the government's plans.
Robin Brant reports.