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Hain and Newmark on British MPs who were born abroad

1 April 2014 Last updated at 11:39 BST

Several British MPs were born abroad, and one even made it to the top job, although Canadian Andrew Bonar Law was the shortest-serving prime minister of the 20th-century.

In a Daily Politics film, Adam Fleming speaks to US-born Tory MP Brooks Newmark and Labour MP Peter Hain who was born in Kenya and raised in South Africa, and names other famous politicians born outside the UK.

Studio debate - MPs born abroad: Nadhim Zahawi and Gisela Stuart

Some images are from Pathe News

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