Tory MP failed to declare wife’s BP shares during oil and gas debates, standards commissioner finds

Watchdog finds three debates in which £50,000 shares ‘might reasonably’ have been thought to influence David Duguid’s actions

The Conservative MP David Duguid failed to declare his wife’s £50,000 shareholding in BP while speaking in debates about windfall taxes on the oil and gas industry, the parliamentary commissioner has found.

The parliamentary commissioner for standards carried out an investigation into the MP for Banff and Buchan and former Scotland Office minister after the Guardian revealed Duguid’s wife’s shareholdings.

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