"from the style and organisation of our Government"; that there is
"centralisation of power into the hands of the Prime Minister"; that there are "diktats" and
"policy initiatives being rammed through Parliament".—[Hansard, 12 May 2003; Vol. 405, c. 38.]
If we do not need a change in the code of conduct, do we need a bigger change in the Ministers?
There is little that I can usefully add to the comments of the right hon. Member for Birmingham, Ladywood yesterday. I fail to see that they have a direct bearing on the ministerial code, as the hon. Gentleman suggests.