Cabinet member says MPs should not be able to veto military action

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As PM prepares statement for Commons, Penny Mordaunt says ‘outsourcing decision is wrong’

A UK cabinet minister has dismissed the idea that parliament should have a vote on whether to take any military action and suggested that giving MPs such authority was a mistake.

Penny Mordaunt, the international development secretary, told the BBC: “Outsourcing that decision to people who do not have the full picture is quite wrong and the convention that was established I think is very wrong.”

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