Shamed MP Derek Conway loses his Commons job



MP Derek Conway wa700333财神爷心水论坛 s stripped of his top Commons job yesterday and lost 13,107 pay. His sacking came the day aft

er the Mirror reported that pressure was building to oust him

from the ch


panel of MP

s who chair all the standing committees. Mr Conway, who still earns 61,000 a year as MP for Old Bexley an

d Sidcup, Kent, is on a 10-day suspension over the jobs for his boys scandal. Lib Dem Norman Baker said: It is the right decision. It should have happene

d much earlier. A sleaze probe found that he h

ad paid his sons Freddie, 22, and Henry, 25, 82,000 of taxpayers cash to

work as his researchers. But there was no evi

dence that Freddie did any work for his 50,000. Mr Conway, who will quit at the

next election, must pay back 13,161 of it. A spokesman for Speaker Michael Martin, who runs the Commons, said: He has been notif

ied th

at he is no longer a member of the chairmens panel.