Justin Tomlinson MP suspended over Wonga report leak

Justin Tomlinson MP suspended over Wonga report leak
 

Tory MP Justin Tomlinson has been suspended from the House of Commons for leaking a draft committee report.
The North Swindon MP shared the findings of an inquiry into regulating consumer credit with a Wonga employee in 2013.
MPs backed a finding by the Commons Committee of Privileges that he had "committed a contempt" in disclosing the report.
The former disability minister's two-day suspension will begin on Tuesday.
Last month, when the Privilege Committee's report was released, Mr Tomlinson issued a "full and unreserved apology".
He said his judgement had "been... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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