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Lords Privileges and Conduct Committee publishes reports on two members

23 January 2014

The House of Lords Privileges and Conduct Committee has published reports on the conduct of two members of the Lords.

Lord Stephen is found to have breached the Code of Conduct by failing to register all his directorships. Lord Stephen has apologised in writing to the chairman of the sub-committee on Lords’ Conduct and registered all the directorships.

The Privileges and Conduct Committee does not recommend any further sanction.

Viscount Ridley is found to have breached the Code of Conduct by not declaring his interests in the Weir Group and Rio Tinto when speaking on the Energy Bill. Viscount Ridley has apologised in writing to the chairman of the sub-committee on Lords’ Conduct and apologised in a subsequent speech in the House on the Energy Bill.

The Privileges and Conduct Committee does not recommend any further sanction.

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