Letter to Mrs Patricia M Stuttard from
the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
You may be aware that I am currently investigating
allegations that Mr Keith Vaz failed to enter, in the Register
of Interests of Members of Parliament, donations and other payments
which have been made to him as a Member of Parliament.
I understand that you may be able to assist
my inquiry and I would be grateful if you would let me have the
1. Have you ever made payments, donations
or provided other support for Mr Vaz as a Member of Parliament?
If so please would you give me dates, details of the amounts provided
and let me know the purpose.
2. Have you ever attended a meeting/s where
Mr Vaz has sought donations? If so, did he seek support for himself
as a Member of Parliament or for some other purpose? Please give
3. I understand that at one time you had
responsibility for auditing the accounts of the Leicester East
Constituency party or some other responsibility in respect of
the account. I have been informed that at one time you refused
to clear the accounts. Is that correct? If so, please would you
let me have details of what occurred and the dates involved.
4. Do you have any other information which
might assist my enquiry?
You may prefer to discuss these matters in person
or on the telephone in the first instance. If so please do not
hesitate to contact me to arrange a time convenient to you.
5 July 2000