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The BBC's business editor Robert Peston has faced questions from a group of MPs about how much access he has to the Treasury.

The Treasury Select Committee is taking evidence about the role of journalists in the banking crisis.

Mr Peston told MPs that he had never felt that he had preferential access to the Treasury.

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