Having taken over as the Chair of CSPL, I have looked back at how and why the standards landscape in the UK has evolved as it has. That reading quickly highlights the major role that the Committee has played in establishing much of the standards scene that we now take for granted.
Bringing in a new IT system to modernise a seriously outdated system is never as straightforward as one hopes. But the catastrophic impact of the Horizon system at the Post Office and the subsequent handling of the problems asks major …
Doug Chalmers was appointed by the Prime Minister as the Chair of the Committee following an open recruitment process. He took up his appointment on 12 December.
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About the Committee on Standards in Public Life
The Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) is an independent advisory non-departmental public body that advises the Prime Minister on ethical standards across the whole of public life in the UK. It monitors and reports on issues relating to the standards of conduct of all public office holders.