Conservative MPs racheted up the pressure on Labour peers today after Barclays' documents revealed that "senior Whitehall figures" were reportedly involved in a banking scandal.
Tories highlighted the reference in the phone call record between Barclays boss Bob Diamond and the Bank of England's deputy chief Paul Tucker. Backbencher Matt Hancock said:
"It is now shockingly clear that senior figures in the Labour Government were involved in the question of what happened to Libor rates. Labour figures have serious questions to answer."