"Patrick Mercer declares payment he accepted from undercover reporters" - Peter Dominiczak - The Telegraph

Patrick Mercer, the MP forced to resign from the Tory party over the lobbying scandal, has officially declared a £2,000 payment he accepted from undercover journalists for work as a consultant.

Byline: Peter Dominiczak; 2013-06-18; The Telegraph; 

Report: Uncloaking the Lobbyists

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". . .A Daily Telegraph and BBC Panorama investigation found that the MP for Newark, had tabled five questions to government ministers and put down a parliamentary motion after being paid a total of £4,000 as part of a contract he believed would earn him £24,000 a year. The parliamentary questions were based on a draft given to him by an undercover reporter purporting to be a lobbyist for businesses with interests in Fiji. . ."

Description:Patrick Mercer declared the £2,000 that was given to him by undercover reporters posing as lobbyists.

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