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Benefit Entitlement (Restriction) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:31 pm on 5th February 2016.

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Photo of Christopher Chope Christopher Chope Conservative, Christchurch 1:31 pm, 5th February 2016

That is an interesting point. Perhaps the ministerial code will have to be adjusted to take account of the fact that those who remain Ministers while supporting notwithstanding clauses, for example, should have an exemption. However, I am sure that there are more important issues at stake than the ministerial code.