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Boris Johnson plan on ‘second jobs’ would hit fewer than 10 MPs

Exclusive: Impact of standards rule change on 99 MPs with jobs outside parliament likely to be limited

Fewer than 10 MPs are likely to be affected by Boris Johnson’s proposed rule changes on second jobs, analysis of the register of interests suggests.

On Wednesday MPs voted 297 to nil to back Downing Street plans to restrict outside work to “reasonable limits” and prohibit parliamentary advice or consultancy, with Labour abstaining. Final details are to be drawn up by the cross-party committee on standards.

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