By George Stephens •
Published: 28 Oct 2019 • 15:32
The Commons Standards Committee has recommended Labour MP Keith Vaz should be suspended for six months after he breached the Commons code of conduct “by expressing willingness to purchase cocaine for another person”
Labour MP Vaz has the recommendation against him after the committee’s finding that he significantly damaged the reputation of parliament by offering to buy cocaine for two male prostitutes.
If approved by the Commons, the sanction will trigger the terms of recall legislation, allowing constituents to sign a petition on whether he should be forced to seek re-election to his seat.
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