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Bribery Of Members Of Parliament

Volume 576: debated on Sunday 18 February 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:What further consideration they have given the recommendation from the Committee on Standards in Public Life, in its first report, that the law relating to the bribery of Members of Parliament should be clarified.

My right honourable friend has today published a paper on this subject, and has placed copies in the Library. My right honourable friend the Lord President has also sent copies to the House of Commons Committee on Standards and Privileges, and the House of Lords Committee for Privileges.