Standards and Privileges Committee

The Committee considers reports from the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, oversees his work and recommends any changes to the Code of Conduct or to the rules relating to the conduct of MPs, and inquires into matters relating to privilege that have been referred to it by the House.

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    The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards considers complaints about Members of Parliament. He uses the Members Code of Conduct to help him decide whether a complaint falls within his remit.
    The Committee for Standards in Public Life is an independent public body which advises governement on ethical standards across the whole of public life in the UK.