Tim Yeo stands aside

South Suffolk Tory MP Tim Yeo announced he is to stand down as chairman of an influential Commons committee while he faces investigation into claims he used his position to help business clients.

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Suffolk MP "totally rejects" breach of lobbying rules

The Conservative MP Tim Yeo has denied any wrongdoing after claims that he acted improperly were printed in the the Sunday Times yesterday.

Mr Yeo who represents South Suffolk is accused of being caught on secret camera coaching a paying client on how to influence his committee.

He says he "totally rejects" the claims. Luke Farrington reports.

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