Research Papers 2012

Synopsis: Here you will find a list of Committee on Standards and Privileges research papers. Links to the report text are available from each of the reports listed.

Sanctions recommended by standards committees in the UK and Ireland

- Date: 12/10/2012

This briefing note highlights instances where standards committees in the House of Commons, Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales and Dail Eireann have recommended either the suspension or censure of a member as a result of a breach of the relevant rules of the legislature.

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Directions and procedures relating to the Standards Commissioners in UK legislatures

- Date: 12/10/2012

This research paper looks at how the Standards Commissioners in the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales, House of Commons and House of Lords operate within the Directions and Procedures laid down in legislation or issued by the respective institution.

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Further Information on Standards Commissioners

- Date: 04/05/2012

This briefing paper provides further information relating to Standards Commissioners in the Scottish Parliament, National Assembly for Wales and House of Commons. The information was requested by the Committee on Standards and Privileges following its consideration of NIAR paper 717-11

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