Johnson denies breaking ministerial code following ethics chief’s report
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Johnson denies breaking ministerial code following ethics chief’s report

PM writes to Lord Geidt after adviser says it is ‘legitimate question’ whether Partygate fixed-penalty notice constitutes breach

Boris Johnson has written to his own ethics chief, clearing himself of breaching the ministerial code over Partygate, after the adviser said there was a “legitimate question” about whether he had done so.

No 10 published a letter from the prime minister to Christopher Geidt, his independent adviser on ministers’ interests, in which Johnson said that “taking account of all the circumstances, I did not breach the code”.

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