Did Simon Jupp and Neil Parish show “cross-party” support against sleaze?

There were two similar motions on offer, one was much weaker than the other (non-binding, wishy washy wording only likely to impact 10 MPs, no time table). They voted against the stronger one and for the weaker one. To show cross-party support, they could have supported both or abstained on one

See Chris Bryant chair of the committee for standards in public life:

Plan to rein in MPs’ second jobs is ‘for the birds’, says Labour MP

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