The House of Commons has by resolution declared it inconsistent with the dignity of the House and a member's duty to his constituents, and with the maintenance of the privilege of freedom of speech, for him to enter into contractual agreements with an outside body controlling or limiting his freedom of action in Parliament or stipulating that he act in any way as the representative of such outside body in regard to any matters to be transacted in Parliament1. In particular no member may advocate or initiate2 any cause or matter on behalf of any outside body or individual,
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