Owen Paterson

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John Stonehouse paved the way for today’s sleazy members – only he didn’t get away with it | Catherine Bennett
His rackety life and faked death, as portrayed in a new ITV drama, seems almost quaint compared with the brazenness of MPs today

Catherine Bennett

07, Jan, 2023 @9:37 PM

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Owen Paterson’s lawyers admit irony of his seeking ECHR’s help
Representatives of Eurosceptic insist he had been left with no option but to appeal to European court of human rights

Kiran Stacey

28, Nov, 2022 @9:06 PM

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Robert Jenrick says migrants with diphtheria symptoms will no longer be dispersed around country – as it happened
Immigration minister confirms 50 cases of diphtheria linked to Manston asylum accommodation

Andrew Sparrow

28, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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Moonlighting MPs earn more than ever from second jobs, despite ‘crackdown’
A year after the Owen Paterson scandal led to promises of stricter control, politicians have earned £5m from work on the side

Andrew Kersley

27, Nov, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Owen Paterson taking UK to human rights court after lobbying scandal
Former MP, who once argued UK should break free from Strasbourg court, is challenging finding he repeatedly broke rules

Rowena Mason Whitehall editor

22, Nov, 2022 @6:10 PM

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Eurosceptic former MP Owen Paterson takes UK government to European court of human rights – as it happened
Former Tory cabinet minister and arch Eurosceptic claims his rights to privacy infringed by inquiry into lobbying

Andrew Sparrow

22, Nov, 2022 @6:04 PM

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Owen Paterson may face £7,500 fine over lobbying for healthcare firm
Watchdog provisionally concludes former Tory MP broke transparency rules when he lobbied on behalf of Randox

Rob Evans, David Pegg and Felicity Lawrence

14, Oct, 2022 @3:31 PM

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Liz Truss warned not to install Johnson ally on Commons inquiry into Partygate
The Conservative leadership favourite ‘risks a repeat of sleaze scandals’ in choosing a new Tory MP for the privileges committee inquiry

Michael Savage Policy Editor

04, Sep, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Parties, Paterson and prorogation: lowlights of Boris Johnson’s tenure
After botched Covid policies, Brexit wrangling and a string of U-turns and scandals, his time is finally up

Esther Addley

02, Sep, 2022 @12:00 PM

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UK health department played ‘fast and loose’ when awarding Covid contracts to Randox
Commons public accounts committee issues damning report into £777m of contracts given to firm that employed Owen Paterson as lobbyist

Rob Evans, David Pegg and Felicity Lawrence

26, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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Boris Johnson’s downfall: a corrosive culture of cronyism
Analysis: Partygate was the last straw, but the long view of history will count a broader catalogue of corruption

Felicity Lawrence and David Conn

08, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Scandal after scandal: timeline of Tory sleaze under Boris Johnson
PM’s tenure has been characterised by disrepute, from lockdown breaches to serious sexual assaults

Josh Halliday

01, Jul, 2022 @1:04 PM

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