Ministers: Conduct

Leader of the House of Lords written question – answered on 2nd June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Harris of Haringey Lord Harris of Haringey Labour

To ask the Leader of the House who is responsible for ensuring that ministers adhere to paragraph 6.14 of the Companion to the Standing Orders and Guide to the Proceedings in the House of Lords which specifies that they should give accurate and truthful information to Parliament, and be as open as possible in answering questions.

Photo of Baroness Evans of Bowes Park Baroness Evans of Bowes Park Leader of the House of Lords and Lord Privy Seal

Individual Ministers are responsible to the House for the answers they provide. As Leader of the House I regularly remind Ministers of the importance of their obligations to the House and will continue to do so.

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