With its remit across public life, the Committee is maintaining a close watch on standards issues arising as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Recognising the unique and unprecedented nature of the challenge for the public sector, continuing to uphold …
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.
With so much political news over the last few months, the election of six new Metro Mayors in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Greater Manchester, Liverpool, Tees Valley, West of England and the West Midlands has not received as much attention as …
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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.