As the polarisation of politics becomes increasingly acute, Jonathan Evans calls on political parties to provide strong ethical leadership to address the tide of abuse and intimidation in public life that risks demeaning our political culture.
Lord Evans, Chair of the Committee in Standards in Public Life, outlines how democracy is threatened by the intimidation of MPs and public officials.
Dr Jane Martin CBE, member of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, introduces our newly-published report on ethical standards in local government.
Committee on Standards in Public Life (CSPL) member, Dame Shirley Pearce, discusses the Police Ethics Network.
In this blog post, Dr Jane Martin discusses the ongoing evidence gathered for the Committee’s review of local government standards and the concerns being raised around the legal framework governing councillors’ declaration of conflicts of interest.