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From calling his opponent a bollard to shutting parliament for an extended period, Johnson has pushed the limits of the ‘good chaps school of government’.
Having an ethics adviser is a matter of convention, not a legal requirement.
After years of breaking the rules, Boris Johnson must now hope his MPs won’t change the only one keeping him in office.5 min read
The Conservatives have always been happy to rewrite their own rules when it suits them. Rest assured they will eject any leader – no matter who they are – if they feel it benefits the party and its members.
What can we do to ensure our government acts with integrity? There needs to be an independent body with the power to remove ministers when they flout the ministerial code.
There is a clear route out of the Boris Johnson problem for Tory MPs – namely to remove the prime minister and hope for a recovery in the polls by electing a new leader.