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Ministerial Policy Advisers: Conduct

Volume 493: debated on Monday 1 June 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many investigations there have been into alleged breaches of the “Code of Conduct for Special Advisers” since 27 June 2007. (274178)

Special advisers’ duties and responsibilities are set out in the “Code of Conduct for Special Advisers”. Any investigation into alleged breaches of the Code of Conduct for special advisers is a matter for individual Departments.

Copies of the “Code of Conduct for Special Advisers” are available in the Library of the House and also available at

http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/propriety_and_ethics/special_advisers/code/code.aspx.