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London, England (CNN) -- Britain's Labour Party suspended four members of Parliament -- including three former Cabinet ministers -- after they were secretly filmed offering to sell their government influence, the party said Tuesday.
The party said it has launched an investigation of Geoff Hoon, Patricia Hewitt, Stephen Byers and Margaret Moran and suspended all four from the Parliamentary Labour Party. None of the four plans to run in the next election, expected to be held in May.
"The Labour Party expects the highest standards of its representatives and believes that they have a duty
Originally posted by stumason
I think the general attitude is one of total un-surprise, to be honest. After the expenses scandal and those Labour MP's being hauled in front of court (they tried to use Parliamentary Privelidge to get out of criminal proceedings!), this is something we have come to expect from the snivelling group of parasites that is our Government.