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Whittingdale under pressure over press regulation

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale is under pressure to withdraw from decisions about press regulation, after it emerged that he had had a relationship with a woman who is a sex worker before he was a minister.

Labour claims it left him "vulnerable" to pressure from the press while he was, and still is, overseeing new press regulation following the Leveson inquiry.

Laura Kuenssberg reports.

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