THE Business Secretary is being recalled by a select committee of MPs to give further evidence over the Government's controversial privatisation of Royal Mail.

Vince Cable will be questioned on April 29 by the Business Select Committee, which is drawing up a report on the sell-off.

He will be accompanied by former Darlington MP Michael Fallon, a minister in Mr Cable's Business Department.

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The committee made the announcement following last weeks publication of a report by spending watchdog the National Audit Office, which found that the Government could have achieved better value for money for taxpayers.