Letter to the Parliamentary Commissioner
for Standards from Mr Keith Vaz MP
I wrote to you on 28 March about Mr Gosling.
I have now had an opportunity to locate the correspondence from
1994-95 when Mr Gosling and Mr Syal first raised the same complaint
and I went to se the Registrar for advice.
I have also forwarded Mr Gosling's letter to
the BCCI Campaign Committee as they have knowledge and expertise
in this matter. They have now replied to me.
Mr Gosling claims to be a journalist. He does
not mention that he was a former councillor in my constituency
whom I have known for 15 years. Over the last few years he has
been making a number of complaints to various authorities about
me. None of these have been substantiated and none of them have
I am pleased to enclose:
1. Letter from BCCI Campaign Committee dated
4 April 2000"A".
2. A copy of the Bulletin/Report from Spring
3. A copy of my letter to the Registrar
dated 30 January 1995"C".
4. A letter to the Editor of The Sunday
Times. It has writing on it from me to my solicitor. I do
not know if it was sent, however it serves as a contemporaneous
5. A print out of the Register for 1993"E".
I hope that the above will assist you with your
10 April 2000