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GHAI: How MPs can have conflicts of interest and what we might do about it

MPs not required to publicly declare wealth, second jobs, only privately every two years to PSC, not EACC.

In Summary

• Conflict of interest, like holding a second job, makes MPs likely to neglect their constituents. 

• We need a single Code of Conduct, addressing the real temptations in a clear specific way, explaining why they are wrong. It would be good if MPs could do it.

There is no reason why people here should follow what has been happening in the UK about MPs and 'second jobs' and related matters.

But recently you might have found some interest in it...

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