'Cash for access' scandal hits Britain's parliament




 
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'Cash for access' scandal hits Britain's parliament
 
June 2nd, 2013  
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'Cash for access' scandal hits Britain's parliament
By Estelle Shirbon LONDON (Reuters) - Three members of Britain's upper house of parliament were suspended from their parties on Sunday after media sting operations caught them apparently offering to use their influence for personal gain. The undercover investigations have thrust the issue of lobbying into the limelight and had already forced a member of the lower house of parliament, Patrick Mercer, to resign from the ruling Conservative Party and seek legal advice. ...




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