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We may conduct an investigation if we have reason to believe an MP could have received from IPSA an amount that should not have been allowed under the Scheme of MPs' Staffing and Business Costs.

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Mr Paul Maynard MP, Member of Parliament for Blackpool North and Cleveleys – COM 1508, 21 February 2024

This notice is published in accordance with Section 9 and 9A of the Parliamentary Standards Act 2009 (as amended) and Paragraph 27 of the Fourth Edition of the Procedures for Investigations of the Compliance Officer for IPSA.

The Compliance Officer for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has opened an investigation to determine whether Mr Paul Maynard MP has been paid an amount under the MPs’ Scheme of Staffing and Business Costs ("the Scheme") that should not have been allowed.

An investigation will be conducted into claims submitted under the following areas of the Scheme:

  • Office Costs

  • In accordance with the legislation and the procedures for investigation made thereunder, no further information will be published until the investigation has been concluded.

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