Reporter: Yeo cancels TV interview after claims

Tim Yeo has pulled out of his scheduled appearance on the Sky News political programme Murnaghan, according to reporter Darren McCaffrey.

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Tim Yeo MP, pulls out of interview on #Murnaghan he faces allegations of helping a private company influence Parliament.

BBC political correspondent Ross Hawkins said that the MP had also cancelled an interview on the BBC programme Sunday Politics.

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Having pulled out of Sky interview, Tim Yeo has also pulled out of interview with @afneil on Sunday Politics

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