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Allegations currently under investigation by the Commissioner

The below table shows allegations currently under investigation by the Commissioner, with the oldest case at the top of the table.

The House of Commons Code of Conduct and Guide to the Rules can be seen here.

Name of MP

Relevant paragraph of the Code of Conduct (2018 version unless otherwise stated)

 

Matter under investigation

 

Rt Hon Owen Paterson MP

Paragraph 11 of the 2015 Code of Conduct

 

Paragraph 13 of the 2015 Code of Conduct

 

Paragraphs 15 of the 2015 Code of Conduct

 

Paragraph 16 of the 2015 Code of Conduct

 

Paid advocacy for clients in 2016 to 2018;

 

 

Declaration of interests;

 

 

Use of facilities provided from the public purse;

 

Actions causing significant damage to the reputation of the House as a whole, or of its Members generally

 

Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP

 

Paragraph 14 of the Code of Conduct

 

Registration of interest under Category 4 of the Guide to the rules [Visits outside the UK] in 2020

Mr Adam Holloway MP

Paragraph 16 of the Code of Conduct

 

Paragraph 17 of the Code of Conduct

Use of facilities [stationery] provided from the public purse;

 

Actions causing significant damage to the reputation of the House as a whole, or of its Members generally

Colonel Bob Stewart MP

Paragraph 16 of the Code of Conduct

 

Paragraph 17 of the Code of Conduct

Use of facilities [stationery] provided from the public purse;

 

Actions causing significant damage to the reputation of the House as a whole, or of its Members generally

Ms Natalie Elphicke MP

Paragraph 16 of the Code of Conduct

 

Paragraph 17 of the Code of Conduct

Use of facilities [stationery] provided from the public purse;

 

Actions causing significant damage to the reputation of the House as a whole, or of its Members generally

Sir Roger Gale MP

Paragraph 16 of the Code of Conduct

 

Paragraph 17 of the Code of Conduct

Use of facilities [stationery] provided from the public purse;

 

Actions causing significant damage to the reputation of the House as a whole, or of its Members generally

Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP

Paragraph 16 of the Code of Conduct

 

Paragraph 17 of the Code of Conduct

Use of facilities [stationery] provided from the public purse;

 

Actions causing significant damage to the reputation of the House as a whole, or of its Members generally

Mr Rehman Chishti MP (17 May 2021)

Paragraph 11 of the Code of Conduct

Paragraph 14 of the Code of Conduct

Conflict between private interests and the public interest

Declaration of interests

Mr Brendan Clarke-Smith MP (19 May 2021)

Paragraph 16 of the Code of Conduct

Use of facilities [stationery] provided from the public purse