Jacob Rees-Mogg and Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross are latest MPs to face investigation

Labour had called for an investigation into claims Mr Rees-Mogg broke the financial rules for MPs by failing to declare that he got £6 million in loans from one of his companies.

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Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards Kathryn Stone is investigating Commons Leader Jacob Rees-Mogg over an alleged breach of the MPs’ code of conduct relating to his financial interests.

Confirmation of the investigation on the commissioner’s website said the probe related to “registration of an interest under Category 1 of the Guide to the Rules (Employment and earnings)”.

Labour had called for an investigation into claims Mr Rees-Mogg broke the financial rules for MPs by failing to declare that he got £6 million in loans from one of his companies.

Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross is also under investigation in relation to his financial interests.