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Code of Conduct consultation

Inquiry

The Committee on Standards published its final reports proposing a new Code of Conduct, Guide to the Rules, and Procedural Protocol in summer 2022.

The Committee published its initial report (incorporating the Commissioner’s own review of the Code) with proposals for public consultation on 29 November 2021. The Committee also published a review of fairness and natural justice in the House’s standards system, by Sir Ernest Ryder, in March 2022.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Thursday 10 February 2022.

Upcoming events

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Past events

Tuesday 26 April 2022
9:45am Private
10:45am Public
Code of Conduct consultation - Oral evidence 26 April 2022
10:45am
  • Rt Hon Mark Spencer (Lord President and Leader of the House at House of Commons)
  • Rt Hon Michael Ellis (Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office at House of Commons)
The Macmillan Room, Portcullis House
Tuesday 8 March 2022
9:45am Private
10:00am Public
Code of Conduct consultation - Oral evidence 8 March 2022
10:00am
  • Rt Hon Sir Ernest Ryder (Former Senior President at Tribunals for the United Kingdom and former Lord Justice of Appeal)
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House
Wednesday 26 January 2022
9:45am Private
10:00am Public
Code of Conduct consultation - Oral evidence 26 January 2022
10:00am
  • Richard Burgon MP
  • Jess Phillips MP (Member at House of Commons)
  • Sir Bill Wiggin MP
11:00am
  • James Davies (Registrar of Members' Financial Interests at House of Commons)
  • Helen Reid (Senior Investigations and Complaints Manager at House of Commons)
  • Kathryn Stone (Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards at House of Commons)
The Grimond Room, Portcullis House
Tuesday 25 January 2022
1:45pm Private
2:00pm Public
Code of Conduct consultation - Oral evidence 25 January 2022
2:00pm
  • Henry Dyer (Politics Reporter at Insider)
  • Ethan Shone (Investigative Reporter at National World Newspapers)
  • Esther Webber (Senior UK correspondent at Politico)
2:45pm
  • Richard Brooks (Journalist at Private Eye)
  • Ian Hislop (Editor at Private Eye)
  • Solomon Hughes (Journalist at Private Eye)
3:30pm
  • Kate Green MP (Member at House of Commons)
  • Rt Hon Sir Desmond Swayne MP
Room 8, Palace of Westminster

Contact us

  • Email: standards@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 6615 (general enquiries) / 0207 219 0969 / CommonsPressOffice@parliament.uk (Media enquiries)