Jane Ramsey, member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, calls for courageous political leadership in addressing bullying and harassment of those who work in Parliament.
Jane Ramsey took up her post on the Committee on Standards in Public Life on 1 September for a five year term. She is she also currently Chair of Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Jane joined the Trust in November 2012 from University College London Hospitals (UCLH) where she was Vice-chair. She has previously served on the Council of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, the Department of Health Audit and Risk Committee, chaired a local Housing Association and has been Head of Law for two London boroughs.
She also served on the Independent Commission into regeneration and wealth creation in non-Metropolitan areas established by the Local Government Association.
Jane Ramsey, member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, sets out the initiatives underway in response to bullying and harassment allegations in Parliament.
In this blog, committee member Jane Ramsey discusses progress on the important recommendations made by the Committee last December in its report on Intimidation in Public Life.
Alongside the wide evidence-gathering for the Committee’s current review of MPs’ outside interests, to be published in the summer, it has undertaken some focussed, qualitative public opinion research to test the public’s view on these issues. A summary of these …
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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.