Commons Debate Live now on Iraq

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    Defence sources say Mr Hoon will not be drawn into numbers, or say when reservists will receive their call-up papers.

    But opening the Iraq debate, Foreign Secretary Jack Straw said there would be no statement on calling up of reservists.

    Anti-war Labour rebels had tabled a motion for the Iraq debate calling for any military action to have the "explicit authority" of a Commons vote.