Boris Johnson backs ban on political consulting ro

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Boris Johnson has been bounced into proposing a ban on MPs working as paid political consultants or lobbyists in an attempt to close down a sleaze scandal that has dominated Westminster politics for the past fortnightThe study of 12- through 15-year-old volunteers will be monitored for two years.

The UK prime minister made the announcement on TwitterPatrick Osler, 43, gets his COVID-19 AstraZeneca shot a, just as Sir Keir Starmer, the leader of the opposition Labour party, was about to start a press conference to lay out similar plans following days of negative headlines about outside interests of MPsHealth officials confirme.

Labour will table a motion in the House of Commons on Wednesday to bar MPs from holding jobs as a strategist, adviser or consultantmobileImageUrl.

Downing Street was debating how to respond to the motion on Tuesday evening but was expected to amend it to more closely reflect the prime minister’s proposals. A senior Tory official said the government would seek to “strengthen” the opposition’s motion.

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