John Whittingdale denies his relationship with an escort
London: UK's Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has denied that his relationship with a woman who turned out to be an escort has affected his decisions in his current post, local media reported.
Some newspapers knew about Whittingdale's relationship before he joined the cabinet but they decided not to publish the story. Whittingdale said he ended his relationship in February 2014.
- He is Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sports since May 2015.
- Whittingdale is Chairman of the House of Commons' Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee since 10 years.
- He is a Conservative MP from Maldon since 1992.
- Whittingdale completed his education from Winchester and studied economics at University College, London.