08/12/2014

MP Admits Playing Candy Crush During Committee Meeting

MP Nigel Mills has admitted playing a Candy Crush saga game on his tablet during a meeting about pensions.

The Sun newspaper published pictures of the MP playing the game on his iPad, during a Works and Pensions Committee meeting.

Mr Mills told The Sun: "It was a long meeting on pension reforms, which is an important issue that I take very seriously.

"There was a bit of the meeting that I wasn't focusing on and I probably had a game or two.

"I shouldn't do it but if you check the meeting I would say I was fully engaged in asking questions that I thought were particularly important in how we get the pensions issue right. I shall try not to do it in the future."

(CD/JP)

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