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Sir Alex Allan’s report on investigation under the Ministerial Code

Sir Alex Allan’s report into allegations that Baroness Warsi had breached the ministerial code.

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Sir Alex Allan’s Report on investigation under the Ministerial Code.

Commenting on the report published today by Sir Alex Allan, the Prime Minister said:

I asked Sir Alex Allan to look into allegations that Baroness Warsi had breached the ministerial code. He has reported back to me and I am satisfied with the conclusion he has reached that at no point did she use her office for any personal financial gain. He found that while there was a breach of the code it was a minor one for which Baroness Warsi has already apologised. Baroness Warsi is a great asset in building our reputation overseas and representing the British Government abroad in her role as Minister without Portfolio.

Minister without Portfolio Baroness Warsi said:

I have always maintained that I have never misused my ministerial office for personal or financial gain. The allegations on this matter were untrue and unsubstantiated and I am pleased that Sir Alex Allan’s report has confirmed that. The last month has been a difficult time for me and my family and I am pleased I can now move on from this period and get on with the job that I am privileged to do.

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