‘I will not go quietly’

Thursday, 26 July 2018

‘I will not go quietly’ thumbnailIan Paisley will learn today (Tuesday) if his recommended suspension will go ahead.

NORTH Antrim MP Ian Paisley has come out fighting to save his political career in the wake of the Sri Lanka-gate scandal, saying that if there is a by-election, he will definitely seek re-election.
Speaking exclusively to The Chronicle, the local MP said: "There also some who would have me booted out of Parliament and a by-election called. They are opportunists, some with questionable motives, and I can tell them that I have no intention of going quietly into the night."
Today (Tuesday) it is expected that the House of Commons will rubber stamp last week's recommendation by Parliamentary Committee on Standards (CoS) to suspend him for 30 days.
Last Wednesday the CoS report concluded that he was in breach of the Code of Conduct in relation to visits he and his family made to Sri Lanka in 2013.


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