Published on 19 Mar 2017 Sections ,

Should MPs have other jobs?

The chair of the parliamentary standards watchdog is to review the rules on MPs’ second jobs after George Osborne’s appointment as the Editor of the London newspaper the Evening Standard.

Taking up the post, on top of his five other jobs, has led to criticism from MP’s, accusations that his roles can’t be sustained and claims that he will face enormous conflicts of interest.

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