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Whistleblowing to MPs

Published Thursday, April 17, 2014

Public interest disclosure law now protects whistleblowers that disclose information to Members of Parliament, provided certain conditions are satisfied.

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Public interest disclosure law now protects whistleblowers that disclose information to Members of Parliament, provided certain conditions are satisfied. This note summarises and briefly explains those conditions.

For a fuller overview of the law in this area, see the Library’s standard note on whistleblowing: Whistleblowing and gagging clauses: the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1999, SN248.

Commons Briefing papers SN06868

Author: Douglas Pyper

Topics: Employment, Members of Parliament

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