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‘Cash For Access’ Sting: Ex-Foreign Secretaries Straw And Rifkind Suspended, Deny Wrongdoing – 23 February 2015

RT logoCameron has defended the decision to suspend Sir Malcom Rifkind following two of Britain’s former foreign secretaries were secretly filmed offering their services to private companies in return for cash.

Jack Straw and Sir Malcom Rifkind were duped by reporters from the Daily Telegraph and Channel 4 who posed as staff for a Chinese firm, looking to gain access to politicians and senior establishment figures.

Both men have now reported themselves to the Parliamentary Standards Committee, with Straw saying he had fallen into a “very clever trap” and Rifkind acknowledging his comments had been “silly.”
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