By Alex Regan
Labour is putting forward one candidate of Indian heritage in the election across its 39 safest seats.
The Tory MP and the Speaker have a terse exchange over the handling of Keith Vaz's suspension.
MPs last night voted to ask the EU to delay Brexit beyond the current 29 March departure date.
The government motion passed by 413 to 202 with backing from East Midlands MPs Sir Patrick McLoughlin, Sir Alan Duncan, Anna Soubry, John Mann, Dennis Skinner, Ruth George, Nicky Morgan, Ken Clarke, Alberto Costa, Edward Argar, Chris Leslie, Lilian Greenwood, Margaret Beckett, Toby Perkins and Keith Vaz.Copyright: EPA
MPs from our region who voted against the motion included Nigel Mills, Andrew Bridgen, Heather Wheeler, Mark Spencer, Pauline Latham, Maggie Throup, Ben Bradley, Lee Rowley and Robert Jenrick.
You can check how your MP voted on this page.
It was another dramatic night in the House of Commons last night as MPs voted to reject a no-deal Brexit under any circumstances.
East Midlands MPs voting in favour of ruling it out included Dennis Skinner, Liz Kendall, Anna Soubry, Ruth George, Chris Williamson, Margaret Beckett, Keith Vaz, Chris Leslie, Lilian Greenwood and Ken Clarke.Copyright: PA
MPs from our region who voted against the motion included Patrick McLoughlin, Nicky Morgan, Sir Alan Duncan, Edward Argar, Nigel Mills, Andrew Bridgen, Pauline Latham, Maggie Throup, Ben Bradley, Robert Jenrick, Mark Spencer and Lee Rowley.
You can see how your MP voted on this page.
Tonight MPs will regroup to vote on whether to ask the EU for permission to delay Brexit.
The Labour MP reportedly told one clerk that she was bad at her job because she was 'not a mother'.
BBC Political Correspondent
Keith Vaz has returned to parliament for the first time this year following illness.Copyright: BBC
The MP for Leicester East is the subject of an inquiry by the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner after he was accused of paying male escorts following a newspaper sting.
The investigation was suspended because of his illness, but it has recently resumed.