An approach which focuses only on compliance is a missed opportunity. Leaders have the opportunity to galvanise the people in their organisations to aim high.
Lord Jonathan Evans
Lord Evans, Committee Chair, reflects on public standards issues over the past year and calls for proactive and ongoing attention to standards to ensure the systems and processes are able to meet the challenges faced today.
Committee chair Lord Evans looks ahead to the publication of CSPL's next report on embedding the Nolan Principles in the culture of public sector organisations.
Following the resignation of Lord Geidt as the Independent Adviser on Ministers’ Interests, it has been suggested that there may be no need for this role, or that the administration of the Ministerial Code could be handled differently. This may …
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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.