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Paul Holmes is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
However, Paul Holmes sometimes differs from their party colleagues, such as:
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Will the hon. Gentleman give way?
Does it surprise the hon. Gentleman, as it has me, that, according to what I hear, the Labour party are actually on a one-line Whip? Does that not show that although we come from opposing sides of the argument, the Labour party do not take the future of Scotland seriously?
Can I finally say congratulations, Mr Deputy Speaker? You are where you belong and I am glad to see you there. We are here all over again. The ability of SNP Members to focus on their narrow-minded, party interests at a time of national importance is becoming legendary. If there was ever a sight that shows why we must protect the Union, it was the vision of a Labour party that could not be...
Conservative MP for Eastleigh
Entered the House of Commons on 13 December 2019 — General election
Last updated: 20 Jul 2020.
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