Lord Evans’ statement on resignation of Sir Alex Allan KCB

Statement from Lord Evans of Weardale, Chair of the Committee on Standards in Public Life:

“Sir Alex Allan is a man of great wisdom and integrity and it is deeply concerning that he has resigned.

“This episode raises serious questions about the effectiveness of the current arrangements for investigating and responding to breaches of the Ministerial Code.

“The Committee will be looking at this urgently as part of its review.”

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