Parliamentary Standards Bill: remaining stages

21 July 2009

Report stage and third reading of the Parliamentary Standards Bill took place on 20 July in the House of Lords

Amendments discussed covered clauses 2-13 of the Bill. The Bill was returned to the House of Commons for it to consider Lords amendments to the Bill.

Key proposals of the Bill include:

  • establishing a body known as the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and an officer known as the Commissioner for Parliamentary Investigations
  • making provision relating to salaries and allowances for Members of the House of Commons and to their financial interests and conduct.

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