Sir Malcolm Rifkind has again denied any wrong doing over the cash-for-access claims, saying he may have made "errors of judgement" but said, "I don't think I did anything wrong."
Sir Malcolm was speaking after his resignation as the chair of the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee and saying he will step down as an MP at the general election.
The former Foreign Secretary said he had resigned as he "did not want the work of the committee to be distracted."
MPs reject proposals for a ban on politicians holding paid directorships, consultancies or trade union roles.
Sir Malcolm Rifkind is to quit as an MP at the general election amid fresh pressure over cash for access allegations.