Press Release

Assembly Committee Suspends Investigation

Session: 2009/2010

Date: Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Reference: SP 04/09/10

The Assembly’s Standards and Privileges Committee today agreed that the investigation it had initiated into the conduct of Mrs Iris Robinson and Mr Peter Robinson MLA should be suspended.

A spokesman for the Committee said: “The Committee has been advised that the PSNI is to investigate matters arising from the BBC Spotlight Programme. The Committee has therefore agreed that the Assembly Commissioner for Standards should suspend his investigation until the outcome of the PSNI investigation is known”.

ENDS

Notes to Editors:

Enquiries about the work of the Committee should be directed to the Clerk of the Committee, Paul Gill, Room 284, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3XX. Telephone 028 9052 0333 or Mobile: 07733 128131.

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