The conduct of Baroness Uddin

The conduct of Baroness Uddin

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The focus of this report is Baroness Uddin's use of the Members' Reimbursement Scheme from May 2005 onwards, regarding her designation of three successive properties - in Frinton on Sea, Maidstone and Wapping, London - as her main residence. The last of these, designated on 1 January 2010, has been Lady Uddin's family home since 1993. The Sub-committee on Lords' Conduct found that Lady Uddin's interpretation of qmain residenceq was unreasonable. The designation of the Frinton and Maidstone properties was a deliberate misrepresentation of her position and the travel claims were made with the intention of substantiating her designation of her main residences. In total, the Sub-committee calculated that she wrongly claimed Ap125, 349.10 over the period in question. Lady Uddin appealed to the full Committee against the Sub-committee's findings and recommendations. The Committee upholds the finding on the sum wrongly claimed, and recommends that she makes a personal statement of apology to the House and is then suspended from the House for three years or until she has repaid the sum wrongly claimed, whichever is the later.A Ms Newell: Yes, she did, but ita#39;s always useful to get as many people say the same thing as possible, really, because incidentally, Baroness Uddin already has a ... It didna#39;t cost me tons of money. ... Ita#39;s a nice car, though, by the look of things.

Title:The conduct of Baroness Uddin
Author:Great Britain: Parliament: House of Lords: Committee for Privileges and Conduct, Stationery Office (Great Britain)
Publisher:The Stationery Office - 2010-10-18


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