Hundreds of MPs back campaign for Syria aid airdrops

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With 201 MPs listed as supporters of the plan, government backing would mean a Commons majority in favour

More than 200 opposition MPs and backbench Tories, including Emily Thornberry and Michael Gove, are supporting a campaign for airdrops of aid into Syria, meaning there would be a majority in parliament for the humanitarian plan if the government were to give its support.

The campaign, organised by the former international development secretary Andrew Mitchell and the Labour MPs Alison McGovern and John Woodcock, has been collecting signatures in an attempt to shift No 10’s position in favour of the plan.

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