Breaking news over at BBC Online: "A complaint that Tory MP Derek Conway wrongly paid his son MP allowances has been upheld by MPs on the Commons Standards and Privileges committee.  Mr Conway is accused of paying his son Freddie to work part-time as a researcher while at university.  The committee recommends that the MP is suspended for 10 Commons sitting days.  Mr Conway told the committee that his son worked an average of 17 hours a week for him and that he did not infringe the staffing allowance rules."

3pm: Robert Winnett explains how Google was used to find this out, and asks why Parliamentary authorities block access to details about MPs’ staff.

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