Our remit is defined in statute and is to:
conduct an investigation if we have reason to believe an MP may have been paid an amount under the Scheme of MPs' Staffing and Business Costs that should not have been allowed, and
at the request of an MP review a decision by IPSA to refuse reimbursement for an expense claim in whole or in part
The Acts governing IPSA and the Compliance Officer for IPSA can be found below:
We conduct investigations and reviews under the Procedures for Investigations by the Compliance Officer for IPSA.
These procedures are provided by IPSA to the Compliance Officer.
Details of consultations held by IPSA relating to these procedures can be found on IPSA's website.