Times letters: Braverman and her speed awareness course

The Times

Sir, Whether claims that Suella Braverman broke the ministerial code are a smear or a “mega-distraction” is not really the point (“Sunak seeks verdict of ethics chief on Braverman ‘code breach’ ”, May 22). No matter what we think of the ministerial code and its interpretation, which is a matter for the independent adviser on ministerial standards, surely ministers can understand that standards in public life include honesty, integrity and leadership? If the claims turn out to be true under further investigation then it rather looks like another resignation. This would not be a cause to celebrate but just another day when our politics tips further into disrepute. I look forward to the day when the behaviour of our elected representatives is not