Tory MP running Corby campaign 'backed rival in anti-windfarm plot'

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Covert footage reveals MP's links to independent candidate

The Conservative MP running the party's byelection bid in Corby has been secretly filmed apparently supporting the campaign of a rival candidate. Chris Heaton-Harris, who is campaign manager for the...

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