Tories close ranks to block broader inquiry into Greensill scandal

Labour claims ‘sleaze is now at heart of this Tory government’ and says current inquiry is ‘inadequate, and deliberately so’

Tory MPs have voted en masse to block a broader inquiry into the Greensill scandal as Labour claimed there was now evidence of sleaze at the heart of government.

The opposition day motion in the Commons, which would have created a cross-party committee of MPs to look into Greensill and wider issues of lobbying, was defeated by 357 votes to 262, after the government opposed the plan.

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