New Parliamentary Standards Bill announced

24 June 2009

The Leader of the Commons, Harriet Harman, announced the publication on 23 June of the Parliamentary Standards Bill.

The Bill will:

  • establish a body corporate known as the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and an officer known as the Commissioner for Parliamentary Investigations, and
  • make provision relating to salaries and allowances for members of the House of Commons and to their financial interests and conduct.

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