COMMONS

Standards and Privileges Committee

At the beginning of 2013, the Committee on Standards and Privileges was split to allow the Committee on Standards to employ lay members and is now a former Committee of the House of Commons. It has been replaced by the Committee on Standards and the Committee of Privileges.

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    The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards considers complaints about Members of Parliament. He uses the Members Code of Conduct to help him decide whether a complaint falls within his remit.
    The Committee on Standards in Public Life is an independent public body which advises governement on ethical standards across the whole of public life in the UK.