Bristol MP cleared of parliamentary breaches

A Bristol MP has been cleared of breaching parliamentary rules over a donation to her local party.

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Bristol MP cleared of breaching parliamentary rules

Charlotte Leslie is cleared of breaching parliamentary rules Credit: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire/Press Association Images

A Bristol MP has been cleared of breaching parliamentary rules over a donation to her local party. Charlotte Leslie, Conservative MP for Bristol North West, put down questions about the proposed Severn barrage without properly recording a ten thousand pound donation from the boss of the Port of Bristol, which opposes the scheme. However the standards commissioner says this did not breach the rules, even though Ms Leslie had already apologised for the error.

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