Dear House of Commons,

Please provide the number of currently serving MPs who have had criminal conviction(s) for expenses fraud.

Please list the length of the sentence(s) given at the time, and whether the same MP has been convicted of the same offense before.

If possible, please provide the names of the MPs picked up in my initial request above.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Glynne Powell.

FOICOMMONS, House of Commons

Dear Mr Powell,

 

Freedom of Information Request F13-618

 

Thank you for your request for information as copied below.

 

You asked for information regarding MPs’ criminal convictions.

 

The House of Commons does not hold information concerning MPs’
convictions. However, the following research paper may be of interest to
you:
 [1]http://www.parliament.uk/documents/commo....

 

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Yours sincerely

 

Alistair Duncan | IRIS Support
Information Rights and Information Security (IRIS) Service | House of
Commons

 

 

Dear House of Commons,

 

Please provide the number of currently serving MPs who have had criminal
conviction(s) for expenses fraud.

 

Please list the length of the sentence(s) given at the time, and whether
the same MP has been convicted of the same offense before.

 

If possible, please provide the names of the MPs picked up in my initial
request above.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Mr Glynne Powell.

 

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Dear FOICOMMONS,

Thanks very much for the information you were able to provide. I appreciate the speed of the response too.

Yours sincerely,

Mr Glynne Powell.

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