May 28, 2022•93 words
Today, Johnson rewrote the ministerial code to say that ministers who break it won't lose their jobs. He also
[...] blocked his independent ethics chief, Christopher Geidt, from gaining the power to launch his own investigations, and rewrote the foreword to the ministerial code, removing all references to honesty, integrity, transparency and accountability.
It is not a coincidence that he has been guilty of multiple breaches of the ministerial code, as well as worse things: he is rewriting the rules to suit himself.
Mhairi Black is right: we are sleepwalking into fascism.