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Ethical standards

Professor Julia Black reflects on Ethics for Regulators

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What is an ethical regulator? The Nolan Principles provide a good starting point: ethical regulators are those that uphold and enact the values of selflessness, integrity, objectivity, accountability, openness, honesty and leadership. There has been considerable academic and policy focus, …

The two-way regulation of public appointments and its effects on public life

Image of the Houses of Parliament from across the Thames on a cloudy day

In September Dr Felicity Matthews from the University of Sheffield presented to the Committee, findings from her and Prof Matthew Flinders research, into the UK’s experience of public appointments in a comparative context. Dr Felicity Matthews provides further insights from their …