Letter to the Rt Hon Lord Lamont of Lerwick
from the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
You may be aware that I am currently investigating
complaints that Mr Vaz failed to register all his interests in
the Members Register of Interests in the House of Commons. I have
taken evidence from a number of witnesses and am now seeking to
I understand that you served as non-executive director
on the board of General Mediterranean Holdings and/or its subsidiary
companies where Mr Vaz was a non-executive director.
Please would you let me have the following information
with supporting documentation, if available, from your records:
1. The exact period during which Mr Vaz was a
non-executive director of any company or its subsidiary where
you are, or have been, a non-executive director giving the name
of the company and dates.
2. The remuneration agreed for Mr Vaz for his
3. The remuneration paid to Mr Vaz.
If you would prefer to discuss this with me perhaps
you would telephone my office to suggest a convenient time for
me to meet you.
May I thank you in advance for your assistance.
14 September 2001