Owen Paterson Scandal Explained

On Wednesday the Tories acted to defend MP Owen Paterson, who’s been accused of breaking parliamentary rules. In response, many in the opposition (and even some on the right) accused the Tories of manipulating the rules to back their own; with many suggesting that this is the return of “Tory Sleaze”. So in this video we explain what Paterson did, why the Conservatives defended him & what this tells us about the future of British politics. Since this video was published, the Government have backtracked and Owen Paterson has resigned from Parliament.

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