Over the weekend this statement went up on the IPSA website:
The Compliance Officer for the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority has today opened an investigation into claims made under the MPs’ Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses by Mr Bob Blackman MP.
In accordance with the legislation and the procedures for investigation made thereunder, no further information shall be published until the investigation has been concluded.
Upon conclusion of the investigation, a report including details of the case made against the MP, evidence, findings and any sanctions will be published.
Under new guidelines, investigations into MPs’ expenses are to be kept secret…