A company accused in a new set of lobbying allegations has denied being "coached" by an influential Tory MP.
An investigation by undercover reporters for the Sunday Times alleges that Tim Yeo, chair of the Commons energy committee, claimed he had privately advised the director of GB Rail freight on what to say when they gave evidence to the same committee .
But a spokesperson for GB Rail freight denied the suggestion, saying:
At the evidence session of the DECC committee, GBRf made the same arguments that we consistently make in submissions, articles and on the record time and again.
GBRf were not coached ahead of the DECC Committee hearing.
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