‘Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind did offer cash for access – Telegraph’ Parliament police itself?

Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind did seek to “exploit their experience and connections” for personal gain, an independent inquiry ruled on Monday.The judgment, from the broadcasting regulator Ofcom – which conducted a thorough investigation into evidence collected by Channel 4 and The Telegraph – raises serious questions over the ability of Parliament to police its own affairs.In an undercover investigation, the Telegraph and Channel 4’s Dispatches programme exposed how the two former foreign secretaries had offered to use their positions as politicians on behalf of a fictitious Chinese company in return for payments of at least £5,000 a day.

Source: Jack Straw and Sir Malcolm Rifkind did offer cash for access – Telegraph

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