Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Committee
Bob Russell (Colchester, Liberal Democrat)
To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, what the dates were of each IPSA Board meeting in the last 12 months; what the names are of those Board members who (a) attended each meeting in person and (b) took part by means of a telephone conference link; and what the names are of those who did not participate in each meeting either in person or via a telephone link.
Charles Walker (Broxbourne, Conservative)
The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority. I have asked IPSA to reply.
Letter from Andrew McDonald, dated
As Chief Executive of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, I have been asked to reply to your Parliamentary Question asking for details of IPSA Board meeting in the last 12 months.
The approved minutes of ordinary meetings of IPSA's Board, which include the details of those who attended in person and by phone conference, as well as any apologies received, are published routinely on IPSA's website at:
In the financial year 2011/12, Board members' aggregated participation in Board meetings was 92%.