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Laws' 'judgement call' in question

Chief Treasury Secretary David Laws has apologised after it emerged he had been claiming MPs' expenses to rent rooms in homes owned by his partner.

Political correspondent Robin Brant outlines the investigation into Mr Laws' expenses and Labour MP Alan Whitehead, who sat on the Standards and Privileges Committee in the previous Parliament, explains the rules.

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