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PM looks to secure support for Syria air strikes

David Cameron is to set out his plan for tackling the crisis in Syria within days, in a bid to win support for air strikes against Islamic State fighters.

The SNP said it would not back action without clear UN legal authority, while Labour MPs are divided on the issue.

It comes as the Chancellor promised to increase the counter-terrorism budget in Wednesday's Spending Review but refused to rule out cuts to the number of frontline police officers.

Political correspondent Ben Wright reports.

  • 22 Nov 2015
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