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Brexit: How will the South East's MPs vote?

Helen Catt

Political editor, BBC South East

The House of Commons will vote on Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal agreement on 11 December, but how will some of our MPs in the South East vote?

Fifteen MPs have suggested they will vote against it:

Damian Collins (Folkestone & Hythe)

Craig Mackinlay (South Thanet)

Maria Caulfield (Lewes)

Rehman Chishti (Gillingham & Rainham)

Henry Smith (Crawley)

Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne & Sheppey)

Crispin Blunt (Reigate)

Adam Holloway (Gravesham)

Tracey Crouch (Chatham & Aylesford)

Tim Loughton (East Worthing & Shoreham)

Charlie Elphicke (Dover)

Peter Kyle (Hove)

Lloyd Russell-Moyle (Brighton Kemptown)

Rosie Duffield (Canterbury)

Caroline Lucas (Brighton Pavilion)

Ten MPs have said they will vote for it:

Sir Roger Gale (North Thanet)

Amber Rudd (Hastings & Rye)

Greg Clark (Tunbridge Wells)

Huw Merriman (Bexhill & Battle)

Helen Whately (Faversham & Mid Kent)

Damian Green (Ashford)

Kelly Tolhurst (Rochester & Strood)

Sir Nicholas Soames (Mid Sussex)

Helen Grant (Maidstone & The Weald)

Stephen Lloyd (Liberal Democrat/Eastbourne)

Five MPs have not yet made their position clear:

Nusrat Ghani (Wealden)

Sam Gyimah (East Surrey)

Gareth Johnson (Dartford)

Sir Michael Fallon (Sevenoaks)

Tom Tugendhat (Tonbridge & Malling)

'Politicians should relax and indulge in more long baths'

Lizzie Massey

BBC Live reporter

MP Tim Loughton
PA

A Sussex MP has recommended others in politics should relax more, by spending an hour in the bath every morning.

Worthing East & Shoreham Conservative representative Tim Loughton said time in spent the baths helps to "cleanse the body and clear the mind", according to The Times.

The co-chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on mindfulness was speaking at a conference exploring how meditation and greater self-awareness can improve the conduct of politics.

He added: "One of the greatest causes of stress in the world was the invention of the shower."