Labour’s Shahid Malik Attacks Sunlight Centre

Controversal MP Shahid Malik has today attacked the Sunlight Centre for what he saw as a politically motivated complaint against him put in to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards. In response Harry Cole from the Sunlight Centre said: “For Mr Malik to suggest that the complaint by the Sunlight Centre for Open Politics was politically motivated shows, even now, how out of touch he...
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Shahid Malik MP accuses Sunlight of being a ‘clandestine Conservative Group’

The Sunlight Centre for Open Politics has been accused by Shahid Malik MP in his local newspaper the Dewsbury Reporter of being a ‘clandestine Conservative Group’.  This is only days after we reported Mr Malik to John Lyon the Parliamentary Commissioner about his accomodation and office costs.  We have written back to the Dewsbury Reporter today wholly denying the...
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John Lyon To Question Shahid Malik

The Sunlight Centre just received this letter from John Lyon, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards regarding our...
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Shahid Malik Reported to Parliamentary Authorities

Shahid Malik MP was today reported to the Parliamentary Commission for Standards. In a letter to John Lyon the Commissioner, the Sunlight Centre for Open Politics stated that despite being cleared of breaching the Ministerial Code by Sir Philip Mawer, it has subsequently emerged that Mr Malik is unable to provide any receipts or a written rental agreement to support his claims for the rent...
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