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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Showers will largely die away this evening and winds will decrease. Feeling chilly with clear spells. Lows of 3 deg C.
This afternoon will see squally showers- these will be occasionally heavy. Becoming very windy later with gales.
Further one in eight expect to be aged between 71 and 80 years when they finally stop work, according to survey.