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Code of Conduct


The Committee on Standards is carrying out a comprehensive and far-reaching inquiry into the operation of the Code of Conduct for Members of Parliament. This is the first stage in a multi-stage process of preparing a new text of the Code, and the associated Guide to the Rules, for approval by the House, which incorporates the Commissioner’s own review of the Code and Guide.The Committee took a range of oral and written evidence, and published its initial report, with proposals for public consultation, on 29 November 2021.

Find out more about the inquiry and read the terms of reference