Member of Parliament for the right wing Progress Party (FrP), Bård Hoksrud, has admitted to buying sex from a prostitute in Riga. He has now offered to resign from all political positions. Since 2008 it has been illegal for Norwegians to purchase sex, both in Norway and abroad. Hoksrud may be fined up to NOK 25,000.He may also been be thrown out of the party. He will, however keep his post as member of Parliament (Stortinget), to which he was elected from the county of Buskerud in 2005.