Standards and Privileges Committee releases latest report

19 March 2010

The House of Commons Committee on Standards and Privileges has released its report on John Barrett, Sir Alan Beith, Sir Menzies Campbell, Sandra Gidley, Paul Holmes and Richard Younger-Ross.

The Committee on Standards and Privileges is appointed by the House of Commons to;

  • Oversee the work of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
  • To examine the arrangements proposed by the Commissioner for the compilation, maintenance and accessibility of the Register of Members' Interests and any other registers of interest established by the House
  • To review from time to time the form and content of those registers
  • To consider any specific complaints made in relation to the registering or declaring of interests referred to it by the Commissioner
  • To consider any matter relating to the conduct of Members, including specific complaints in relation to alleged breaches in the Code of Conduct which have been drawn to the Committee's attention by the Commissioner
  • To recommend any modifications to the Code of Conduct as may from time to time appear to be necessary

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