Independent report

Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests: 2011 to 2015 report

This document provides the report from the Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests for 2011 to 2015.



The Prime Minister appoints the Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests. The Independent Adviser has 2 responsibilities:

  • to provide an independent check and source of advice to government ministers on the handling of their private interests, in order to avoid conflict between those interests and their ministerial responsibilities
  • to investigate, when the Prime Minister, advised by the Cabinet Secretary, so decides, allegations that individual ministers may have breached the Ministerial Code of Conduct

Contact details

Sir Alex Allan KCB
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall

Published 17 December 2015