Brexiteer and former Conservative MP Owen Paterson has claimed a lobbying investigation is unfair and has breached his human rights. Earlier this year, Patterson was involved in the lobbying scandal that brought down Boris Johnson's government. Now he wants to take the UK to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) to challenge a finding against him that he frequently broke rules on paid advocacy. His grounds for the challenge are, wait for it, that his right to respect for private life under article 8 of the European convention on human rights was infringed. You couldn't make this up.
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