South Suffolk Conservative MP Tim Yeo has formally stepped aside as chairman of an influential Commons committee while he faces investigation into claims that he used his position to help business clients.
Members on the Energy and Climate Change Committee unanimously accepted his offer to step down temporarily while the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner carries out his inquiry.
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