PODCAST EPISODE

The return of 'Tory sleaze'? Owen Paterson and the rules on MPs lobbying

Stories of our times

09-11-2021 • 35 mins


A debate on changing the procedure by which standards in Parliament are upheld last week led to a backlash from MPs - and a major u-turn. So, as the government defends itself against allegations of 'sleaze', where, does it leave the current system of policing standards in Westminster?


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Guests:

- Charlotte Ivers, political correspondent, Times Radio

- Jonathan Calvert, Insight Editor, Sunday Times.

Host: Manveen Rana.

Clips: Parliament, BBC, Sky News, ITV News


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