Andrew Bridgen: "Keith Vaz reported me to standards watchdog but I'm not remotely worried"
North West Leicestershire Conservative MP Andrew Bridgen has said Keith Vaz reported him to Parliament's standards watchdog.
The Parliamentary Standards Commissioner's office has confirmed an investigation has been launched against the Tory MP over a 'declaration of interest' but declined to reveal any further details.
However Mr Bridgen told the Mercury it was the Leicester East MP who filed the complaint in relation to the Conservative's sale of his house in Appleby Magna to a compensation scheme for owners of property blighted by the proposed HS2 rail line
Mr Bridgen, an opponent of the... read more
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