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Angela Rayner Tears Into Tory Sleaze: 'Corruption After Corruption'

5 11 26

Angela Rayner has torn into the sleaze allegations swirling around the Conservative Party, describing the scandal as “corruption”.

The deputy leader of the Labour Party said they would ban second jobs for MPs except for in areas such as A&E doctors and set up a commission for “integrity and ethics”.

However, she also faced uncomfortable questions over Labour leader Keir Starmer’s own second job and outside earnings which have come under increased scrutiny in today’s papers.

Rayner told the BBC’s Andrew Marr show: “What we won’t have is people getting loans like we’ve seen from Jacob Rees-Mogg where he’s got £6 million on really small interest rates, where we’ve seen Grant Shapps, who’s basically been setting up his own lobbyist company within his own department to lobby his own government for his own personal means.

“Sleaze after sleaze, corruption after corruption, we’ve got to end this now because it really undermines public trust and confidence in our government.

“And it was John Major’s government, a Conservative government, that brought in the........

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