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Misbehaving MPs who've stood aside

AAP logoAAP 9/01/2017 Belinda Merhab

GOVERNMENT MPs WHO'VE MISBEHAVED SINCE THE COALITION CAME TO POWER IN 2013:

SUSSAN LEY

The health minister stood aside on Monday amid an investigation into her taxpayer-funded trips to the Gold Coast.

ARTHUR SINODINOS

The man now filling in for Ms Ley stood aside as assistant treasurer in 2014 during a NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry into a company he chaired.

BRONWYN BISHOP

The veteran Liberal resigned as Speaker in 2015 amid revelations she took a $5000 helicopter ride between Melbourne and Geelong to attend a Liberal fundraiser

JAMIE BRIGGS

Resigned from the frontbench in 2015 over inappropriate behaviour toward a female public servant during a taxpayer-funded trip to Hong Kong.

MAL BROUGH

Resigned from the frontbench in 2016 amid a police investigation into his alleged role in the Peter Slipper-James Ashby affair.

STUART ROBERT

Resigned from the frontbench in 2016 after witnessing the signing of a mining deal and holding discussions with government officials during a personal trip to China.

IT'S NOT ONLY GOVERNMENT MPs

SAM DASTYARI

Resigned from Labor's frontbench in 2016 after admitting he asked a Chinese businessman to foot the bill when he exceeded his parliamentary entitlement for travel.

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