Number of MPs' with criminal convictions

Request

In 2012 reports confirmed 243 (43%) of Parliamentary MP's out of 650, had criminal records over a wide range of offences and included "prison terms" in some cases.

What is the situation in 2018 after the last General Election of 2016?


Response

IPSA does not hold any information relating to criminal offences MPs have been charged with or convicted of, as they are not obliged to disclose this information to us.

This concludes our response to your request.

Ref:
CAS-130967
Disclosure:
January 18, 2019
Categories:
NOT IPSA'S REMIT
Exemptions Applied: