Britain bans new MPs from employing family members after French scandal

The rules announced in the wake of a scandal that has rocked France's presidential election will not allow new Brtish MPs employ relatives.

Published: 16th March 2017 03:04 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th March 2017 03:04 PM   |  A+A-

By AFP

LONDON: Britain will ban new MPs from employing spouses, relatives or business associates, according to rules announced today in the wake of a scandal that has rocked France's presidential election.     

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) outlined the change in a revised rulebook for MPs' expenses, which does not affect existing employees with family or business ties to MPs

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