Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) member, Dame Shirley Pearce, discusses the Police Ethics Network.
Ethics in practice
Bob Hudson, professor in the Centre for Health Service Studies at Kent University, comments on the outsourcing of public services following CSPL's 2014 report on ethical standards for providers of public services.
Since joining the Committee in September, one of the things that strikes me is how often the Committee is asked to comment on negative media stories or individual instances of poor behaviour by a public office holder.
There is a worrying increase in the frequency and scale of corruption in sport. Kickbacks, bribes, or plain cheating - corruption now seems to permeate all manner and all levels of sport, national and international, from football and cricket to …