Allegations under Investigation by the Commissioner

Members who are currently the subject of an inquiry by the Commissioner are listed below, in chronological order according to when the inquiry began, together with a brief description of the nature of the allegation.

  • Rt Hon Keith Vaz MP - Alleged breach of paragraphs 10 and 16 of the Code of Conduct
  • Ms Sarah Olney MP - Alleged breach of paragraph 15 of the Code of Conduct
  • All-Party Parliamentary Group for Maritime and Ports - paragraphs 17 and 26 of the APPG Rules
  • Mr Simon Hart MP - Alleged breach of paragraph 15 of the Code of Conduct
  • Ms Michelle Donelan MP - Alleged breach of paragraph 15 of the Code of Conduct

The Commissioner had started but not completed the above inquiries on 3 May 2017.  The Commissioner may not make decisions about any of these inquiries during Dissolution.  She may resume her work after the General Election if the relevant MP is re-elected.  If any of the named MPs is not re-elected, the Commissioner might resume the relevant inquiry only with the approval of the Committee on Standards.

Page last updated: 3 May 2017