TWELVE Sussex MPs voted against a motion to test NHS and care workers weekly.

Parliament rejected an amendment on Wednesday calling on the Government “to implement a routine weekly testing programme for all NHS and social care staff”.

Hove MP Peter Kyle and Brighton Kemptown MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle were the only Sussex MPs to back the motion.

West Worthing MP Sir Peter Bottomley was the only Conservative in the county not to vote against it. He did not vote on Wednesday.

Brighton Pavilion MP Caroline Lucas also did not vote.

MPs voting against the motion were:

  • Tim Loughton, East Worthing and Shoreham
  • Mims Davies, Mid Sussex
  • Nick Gibb, Bognor and Littlehampton
  • Gillian Keegan, Chichester
  • Andrew Griffith, Arundel and South Downs
  • Henry Smith, Crawley
  • Nus Ghani, Wealden
  • Jeremy Quin, Horsham
  • Sally-Ann Hart, Hastings and Rye
  • Maria Caulfield, Lewes
  • Huw Merriman, Bexhill and Battle
  • Caroline Ansell, Eastbourne