Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority Committee written question – answered on 8th March 2012.

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Photo of Bob Russell Bob Russell Liberal Democrat, Colchester

To ask the hon. Member for Broxbourne, representing the Speaker's Committee for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority, on how many occasions since September 2011 the Board of IPSA has met; for what reason details of Board meetings since 18 October 2011 have not been published on IPSA's website; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Charles Walker Charles Walker Conservative, Broxbourne

The information requested falls within the responsibility of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority. I have asked IPSA to reply.

Letter from Andrew McDonald, dated 8 March 2012

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 meetings and about publication of those details on IPSA's website.

Since 18 October 2011, the Board has met six times: on 15 November 2011, 17 January 2012, 23 January 2012, 30 January 2012, 7 February 2012 and 21 February 2012.

Under our publication scheme, we proactively publish the minutes of meetings of IPSA's Board. Minutes of such meetings through to 18 October 2011 are available on our website at:

Approved minutes of all meetings that have taken place since then will be available on IPSA's website no later than 13 April 2012.

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