Cable: 'Open register needed' after Tory lobby row

Business Secretary Vince Cable has told ITV News that there were "problems" with parliamentarians having "improper relationships" with companies, after the Sunday Times claimed that Energy Select Committee Chairman Tim Yeo coached a paying client on how to influence his committee.

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Yeo quits as committee chair

Tim Yeo has formally stood down as chairman of an influential House of Commons committee after claims that he used his position to help business clients.