Anne-Marie Trevelyan suggests that MPs could work 15 hours a week in another job | News

MPs would be able to perform paid work for up to 15 hours a week in addition to their duties in parliament during government reforms to hone the rules, a minister has suggested.

Boris Johnson is facing a confrontation with his backers today as he pushes to get MPs banned from taking on another job as a parliamentary consultant and limiting the time they can spend on outside interests.

But as a sign that the proposals may not be as far-reaching as first thought, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the trade secretary, suggested a Member of Parliament who performs 15 hours of work a week outside parliament could be considered “fine”.

Boris Johnson said lawmakers should have an updated code of conduct


In an interview round this morning, Trevelyan began by telling Times Radio that she believed that “eight

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