The Compliance Officer for IPSA

Welcome to the website of the Compliance Officer for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority

About the Compliance Officer

The post of Compliance Officer for IPSA was established by the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009, as amended by the Constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010.

The Compliance Officer’s remit is defined in statute and is to conduct investigations into expenses paid to MPs and, at the request of an MP, to review a determination by IPSA.

Find out more
Making a complaint - small

Read about what the Compliance Officer can investigate, and how they will conduct an investigation.

Requesting a review - small

Learn about how the Compliance Officer conducts a review of IPSA decisions, and what happens afterwards.

Investigations and reviews small

Read about our open and closed investigations, along with statistics on the cases we have handled.


Find out how to make a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, and search our archive of previous responses.

News & publications

Read our latest press releases as well as our Procedures for Investigation, Joint Statements, and Reports