The Standards Commission for Scotland writes on the key principle of objectivity which obliges those in public life, including politicians, to make decisions solely on merit, impartially and without discrimination or bias.
Following the resignation of Lord Geidt as the Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests, it has been suggested that there may be no need for this role, or that the administration of the Ministerial Code could be handled differently. This may …
Lord Evans discusses recent changes to the Ministerial Code and the remit of the Independent Adviser on Ministers' Interests
In the third blog of our ‘Who’s Who?’ series, looking at role and remits of the various standards regulators, Committee independent member Professor Gillian Peele examines the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments and the Register of Consultant Lobbyists.
Independent member Ewen Fergusson discusses the Committee's latest review, Leading in Practice. The Committee is looking for real life case studies of how the Seven Principles of Public Life are upheld in public sector organisations.