The Compliance Officer for IPSA may conduct an investigation if he has reason to believe that an MP may have received from IPSA an amount that should not have been allowed under the MPs' Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses ('the Scheme').
Further information regarding the investigative procedures can be found process, including how to make a request for an investigation, can be found here.
In accordance with the Compliance Officer's Investigative Procedures, full details of all open and closed investigations can be found on this page, below. Further, statistics on the number of cases handled by the Compliance Officer each quarter can be found at the bottom of the page.
There are currently no open investigations.
Details of all completed investigations carried out by the Compliance Officer can be found below, separated by the financial year in which the complaint was received.
2013-07-25 - Statement of Provisional Findings
2013-09-05 - Letter from IPSA
2013-09-25 - Investigation Closure Report
No investigations opened.
2015-01-22 - Formal Representation from MP
2015-01-28 - Formal Representation from IPSA
2015-02-03 - Statement of Provisional Findings
2015-02-24 - Formal Representation from MP
2015-03-04 - Statement of Findings
2016-02-24 - Notice of Investigation
2015-05-12 - Statement of Provisional Findings
2016-02-01 - Notice of Investigation
2016-03-28 - Statement of Provisional Findings
Statistics on complaints handled each financial year can be found below. Further information on individual complaints handled by the Compliance Officer for IPSA can be found here.