The Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee today launched an inquiry to review Section 7 of the Code of Conduct for MSPs.
Section 7 of Code of Conduct for MSPsThe remit of the inquiry is to review Section 7 to ensure that it remains relevant, appropriate, clear and enforceable.
Section 7 contains a wide range of provisions relating to ceneral conduct in the Chamber or in committee.
The Committee will also consider possible changes to Section 5 (Lobbying and Access to MSPs) and Section 8 (Engagement and Liaison with Constituents) which may arise from its consideration of Section 7. Section 9 (Enforcement) may also require consequential amendment.
The Committee would welcome views. The closing date is 29 March 2012.