GREEN Party MP Caroline Lucas is being probed for giving “cash for access” tours of Parliament.
The politician allegedly charged a punter £150 quid to show them around the Palace of Westminster.
The cash then went straight into her party’s general election war chest, it is claimed.
Ms Lucas, the MP for Brighton Pavilion, plugged the 30-minute ‘personal guided tours’ on a crowdfunding website used to raise cash for her party.
MPs have to stick to a strict code of conduct which stops them from auctioning off political access to the highest bidder.
The Standards Commissioner has launched a formal investigation into Ms Lucas, the BBC reported.
But the MP hit back, insisting she believes she did nothing wrong.
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Ms Lucas said: “I’m aware that a case against me has been brought to the Commissioner, and an investigation is currently under way.
“I do not believe I have done anything wrong.
“I have been advised that the Commissioner’s investigations are confidential so it would not be appropriate for me to say anything more at this time.”
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