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Members bar access and bills (2019)

Request

  1. Are there, or have there been, any MPs banned from any of the House of Commons bars since January 1st 2017. Would you be able to provide their name and the reason why they are banned?
  2. Since January 1st, 2017, could you list all the bar bills accrued by MPs that had yet to be paid by 60 days of the first bill in all House of Commons bars. Could you explain how large the bills is, if it has yet to be paid still, and which MP has to pay it? Can this information also cover each individual bill at each individual bar.

 

Response

  1. Are there, or have there been, any MPs banned from any of the House of Commons bars since January 1st 2017. Would you be able to provide their name and the reason why they are banned?
    This information is held by the House of Commons. Since January 2017, there have been no Members of Parliament who were barred from accessing any House of Commons bars.
  2. Since January 1st 2017, could you list all the bar bills accrued by MPs that had yet to be paid by 60 days of the first bill in all House of Commons bars. Could you explain how large the bills is, if it has yet to be paid still, and which MP has to pay it? Can this information also cover each individual bill at each individual bar.
    This information is held by the House of Commons. Please note, House of Commons bars do not operate bar ‘bills’ or tabs and all purchases are charged for at point of sale by cash, card or account. As such, as of 12 February 2018 all account charges for bars have been paid.