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Politicians clash over second jobs row

Ed Miliband has called on David Cameron to ban MPs from having second jobs "to restore the reputation of this house" following recent allegations against two former foreign secretaries.

Tory MP Sir Malcolm Rifkind is to step down as an MP at the General Election and has also resigned as chairman of the Parliamentary Intelligence and Security Committee, he said.

Sir Rifkind and Jack Straw were both suspended from their parties after they were secretly filmed allegedly offering to use their positions and contacts to benefit a private company in return for cash. Both men deny any wrong-doing.

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Rifkind to step down as MP over cash-for-access claims

Former Conservative Foreign Secretary Sir Malcolm Rifkind has stepped down from an important parliamentary committee and says he'll quit as an MP at the election.

It comes after he was secretly filmed apparently discussing payment for political influence.

Sir Malcolm admitted today he may have made errors of judgment - but insisted he'd done nothing wrong.

ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports:

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