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Where were they? Empty talk as 149 MPs skip crucial vote for Housing Bill

A past sitting at the National Assembly.

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What you need to know:

  • When a crucial vote on a Bill imposing a Housing Levy that has generated huge public interest came up in the House on Tuesday evening, 149 MPs, despite their previous public show of approval or disapproval, were a no-show.