Keir Starmer says he did nothing wrong as investigation into rules of conduct for MPs comes to light | Political news




Labor leader Sir Keir Starmer said he was satisfied he had done nothing wrong after it emerged he was being investigated over possible breaches of income and gift rules.

Sir Keir is being investigated under two sections of the Rules of Conduct for MPs on the registration of interests, according to the Parliamentary website

During a visit to Wakefield, the Labor leader told reporters the allegations came as no surprise, adding: ‘My office is looking into it and will respond in due course.

When asked if he was sure he had done nothing wrong, he replied: “Absolutely confident, there is no problem here.”

The first question under investigation is: “Registration of Interests under Category 1 of the Rules Guide (Employment and Earnings).”

And the second is listed as follows: “Registration of interests in category 3 of the Rules Guide (Gifts, benefits and hospitality from British sources)”.

The investigation was opened on June 8.


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