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 - 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
  • Mr Chris Davies MP - Alleged breach of paragraph 15 of the Code of Conduct

The Commissioner had started but not completed the first five inquiries listed above on 3 May 2017.  The Commissioner could not make any decisions about those inquiries during Dissolution.  She has now resumed her work on the four inquiries involving Members who were re-elected. She may resume the inquiry concerning Ms Olney only with the approval of the Committee on Standards. Information about that inquiry will be updated in due course. 

Page last updated: 15 June 2017