Boris Johnson makes U-turn over anti-sleaze regime for MPs

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The authorities has U-turned and ditched contiguous plans to overhaul the standards strategy aft a Tory MP faced suspension for breaching lobbying rules.

Jacob Rees-Mogg, the Commons leader, admitted the determination had “created a definite magnitude of controversy” and that it had “conflated the idiosyncratic lawsuit with the wide concern” determination was not an appeals process for MPs who felt the punishment they faced was unfair.

Rees-Mogg said the authorities wanted to “achieve improvements successful our strategy for aboriginal cases”, but that aft Labour and the SNP vowed to boycott the committee, helium realised cross-party statement had not been achieved.

He promised to “bring guardant much elaborate proposals erstwhile determination person been cross-party discussions”.

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