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Legislators Accused Of Taking Bribes

By Compiled From Wire Services

A member of the House of Lords on Friday implicated some of his peers in a scandal in which legislators have been charged with being paid to ask leading questions in Parliament.

Lord Lester, a member of the small Liberal Democrat party who is also an attorney, was quoted as saying a client told him he had paid “four peers, as well as several members of the House of Commons, to take other action on behalf of him and his company.”

It was the first time the largely powerless House of Lords has been implicated in the scandal.

Similar allegations forced two Conservative officials to resign their posts last October.

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