Lord Geidt quits over ministerial code ‘affront’on June 16, 2022 at 12:40 pm

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PM’s ex-ethics adviser says he was put in “odious” position over a plan to risk breaking ministerial code.

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Boris Johnson’s former ethics adviser Lord Geidt says he quit after being placed in an “impossible and odious” position over a plan to risk breaking the ministerial code.

In his resignation letter, he said it would “make a mockery” of the rules on ministers’ behaviour, adding “I can have no part in this”.

He told the PM he had considered resigning over Partygate.

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