'It was a mistake': Nadhim Zahawi admits errors made over Owen Paterson affair – video

Die onderwyssekretaris, Nadhim Zahawi, said on Friday that creating a system of appeal for suspended MPs should not have been conflated with lobbying allegations against the former Conservative MP Owen Paterson, calling the ordeal a ‘mistake’. The dispute came after lawmakers voted on Wednesday not to suspend Paterson after he was found to have broken lobbying rules. Paterson then resigned as MP for North Shropshire after the government ditched its plan to set up a new standards panel amid a backlash

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