A WA MP accused of child sex offences could be suspended from parliament for allegedly using his position on a cannabis committee to get his bail conditions changed to attend the Australian Medicinal Cannabis Symposium earlier this year.

James Hayward, who previously sat on the state’s Select Committee into Cannabis and Hemp, has pleaded not guilty to four charges relating to the alleged abuse of an eight-year-old girl, with his trial set for August.

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