Almost a thousand public appointments are made each year by ministers to the boards of public bodies like the Land Registry, the Care Quality Commission and Ofsted. These arms-length bodies play a huge part in our communities, making decisions from …
Monisha Shah, independent member of the Committee, discusses whether the exceptional circumstances of the Coronavirus pandemic allows public officials to deviate from the normal responsibilities of office.
Monisha Shah, an independent member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, blogs in a personal capacity on inequality, the current Covid-19 pandemic, and the Black Lives Matter movement.
It has been another bad few weeks for Parliament and trust in public life. Reports of sexual misconduct and inappropriate behaviour across the political spectrum over many years are worrying on a variety of fronts. Not only have they clearly …
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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.