U.K. Labour Shadow Cabinet to Give Lawmakers Free Vote on Syria

November 30, 2015 4:57 PM

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Lawmakers from Britain’s main opposition Labour Party will be allowed to make up their own mind in a parliamentary vote on whether to carry out airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria, the party’s team of senior parliamentary spokesmen decided.

Labour is split on whether to support military action, so the move may pave the way for Prime Minister David Cameron to call the House of Commons vote as early as this week. He’s said he won’t do so unless he’s assured of sufficient parliamentary support.

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