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Today: Jack Straw responds to allegations

February 23rd, 2015

Episode 160 of 1273 episodes

Former foreign secretary Jack Straw denies any wrongdoing in new 'cash for access' allegations. Mr Straw stands accused of having offered to use his position as politician on behalf of a fictitious Chinese company in new wrongdoing allegations, arising from a joint investigation by the Daily Telegraph and Channel 4's Dispatches. Jack Straw said he followed 'strict government rules'."I have absolutely kept to not only their letter, but to their spirit", said Jack Straw. The MPs have referred themselves to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards.