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Tory MP Kemi Badenoch admits hacking website of Labour opponent


Prank: Kemi Badenoch

Prank: Kemi Badenoch

Prank: Kemi Badenoch

A Tory MP has admitted "hacking" into a Labour opponent's website.

Kemi Badenoch has apologised for carrying out the "foolish prank" before she was elected to Parliament, over a decade ago.

Ms Badenoch made the confession in a lighthearted interview for the online Core Politics channel.

Asked what the "naughtiest" thing she had ever done was, the MP for Saffron Walden, in Essex, replied: "About 10 years ago I hacked into... a Labour MP's website and I changed all the stuff in there to say nice things about Tories."

Ms Badenoch did not reveal the identity of the MP in the clip obtained by the Mail on Sunday.

Belfast Telegraph