Sunday Times claims about conduct of Tim Yeo

The Sunday Times claims the Energy Select Committee Chairman Tim Yeo admitted in secret filming that he coached a paying client on how to influence his committee.

This footage was secretly filmed by reporters working for the Sunday Times:

(This footage has been removed because of legal restrictions.)

Mr Yeo vigorously denies any wrongdoing and says he now plans to refer himself to the Parliamentary Standards 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.