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Lumley demands 'no more delays'

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Actress Joanna Lumley has demanded "no more delays" in allowing former Gurkhas to settle in the UK.

She was speaking after the government suffered a defeat in the Commons on its policy of restricting the right of former Gurkhas to settle in the UK.

MPs voted by 267 to 246 in favour of a Lib Dem motion that all Gurkhas be offered an equal right of residence.

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