The Standards Commission for Scotland writes on the key principle of objectivity which obliges those in public life, including politicians, to make decisions solely on merit, impartially and without discrimination or bias.
In the second in our series of blogs looking at the various standards regulators, Shirley Pearce explains the role of the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority and the Electoral Commission.
The Standards Commission for Scotland discusses the importance and meaning of honesty and trust.
Lord Evans outlines the differences between CSPL, the House of Commons Committee on Standards, and the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards
Jane Martin, independent member of the Committee, explains the reasonsing behind amending the descriptor to the Nolan Principle of leadership.