Independent Committee member Jane Martin blogs on the need to combat intimidation in local government and public life.
Jane Martin, independent member of CSPL, discusses the role of local government in responding to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Dr Jane Martin CBE, member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, introduces our newly-published report on ethical standards in local government.
In this blog post, Dr Jane Martin discusses the ongoing evidence gathered for the Committee’s review of local government standards and the concerns being raised around the legal framework governing councillors’ declaration of conflicts of interest.
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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.