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UK lawmaker Paterson at centre of lobbying row to resign - BBC

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UK lawmaker Paterson at centre of lobbying row to resign - BBC
UK lawmaker Paterson at centre of lobbying row to resign - BBC   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

LONDON – The British lawmaker Owen Paterson, who was found guilty of breaking paid lobbying rules, has decided to resign from parliament, the BBC reported on Thursday.

“I maintain that I am totally innocent of what I have been accused of and I acted at all times in the interests of public health and safety,” he said according to the BBC.