Louise Mensch insists Baroness Warsi was playing by the rules

Tory MP Louise Mensch has come to the aid of Baroness Warsi, in a row over parliamentary expenses.

She told ITV's Daybreak that the co-chairman of the Conservative Party had done nothing wrong, by claiming for accommodation while staying at a friend's house.

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Warsi refers herself to watchdog

The Conservative co-chairman Baroness Warsi has said she "would fully co-operate with any investigation" after she referred herself to the Lords standards commissioner over allegations over her expenses.