Last September, the Committee launched Standards Matter 2 – a landscape review examining the strengths and weaknesses of our system of upholding and regulating ethics in public life. Today we have published the responses to our public consultation, and a transcript and summary of our academics’ roundtable.
Cllr James Jamieson, Chair of the Local Government Association, writes about the LGA's model code of conduct and civility in public life work.
Jane Burgess, a Civil Service Commissioner, writes about the involvement of Ministers in Civil Service appointments.
Lord Evans reflects on the complexity and history of our standards bodies, in light of the Greensill affair and our landscape review Standards Matter 2.
Dr Jane Martin, an independent Member of the Committee, blogs about the importance of openness and timely transparency around lobbying.