‘You can’t pretend it doesn’t matter’: Johnson urged not to scrap Lord Geidt’s role

John Penrose, former anti-corruption tsar, says PM ‘shouldn’t be weakening role’ after ethics adviser’s resignation

The government’s former anti-corruption champion has said it would be “quite a big mistake” for Boris Johnson to scrap the ethics adviser role after the resignation of Lord Geidt.

The prime minister’s official spokesperson said on Thursday that Johnson would not immediately start looking for a replacement for Geidt, but would instead review the system of enforcing the ministerial code.

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The Guardian

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