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Cabinet Office written question – answered on 16th June 2011.

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Photo of John Stanley John Stanley Chair, Committees on Arms Export Controls (formerly Quadripartite Committee)

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office pursuant to the answer of 29 November 2010, Official Report, column 560W, on IPSA: Parliamentary Commission for Administration, whether it is the Government's policy to bring the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority within the statutory remit of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration.

Photo of Francis Maude Francis Maude The Paymaster General and Minister for the Cabinet Office

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority does not fall within the remit of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration (the parliamentary ombudsman) and the Government have no plans to bring the IPSA within the ambit of the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967.

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