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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.

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Reports, special reports and government responses

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Fourth Report - Review of the Code of Conduct: proposals for consultation
Inquiry Code of Conduct
HC 270

Oral evidence transcripts

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14 April 2021
Inquiry Code of Conduct
Witnesses Rt Hon Jacob Rees-Mogg MP (Leader of the House and Lord President of the Council at House of Commons)
Oral Evidence
2 March 2021
Inquiry Code of Conduct
Witnesses Dr Claire Foster-Gilbert (Director at Westminster Abbey Institute)
Oral Evidence
12 January 2021
Inquiry Code of Conduct
Witnesses Sir Graham Brady, Patrick Grady, and John Cryer
Oral Evidence
House of Commons (COD0038)
Professor F D Rose (COD0037)
Snedd Cymru (COD0036)

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