Dr Alistair Clark is reader in politics at Newcastle University. In this guest blog, he looks at the potential impact of the government’s recently published illustrative Electoral Commission Strategy and Policy Statement.
Cllr James Jamieson, Chair of the Local Government Association, writes about the LGA's model code of conduct and civility in public life work.
Jane Burgess, a Civil Service Commissioner, writes about the involvement of Ministers in Civil Service appointments.
Lord Evans reflects on the complexity and history of our standards bodies, in light of the Greensill affair and our landscape review Standards Matter 2.
Dr Jane Martin, an independent Member of the Committee, blogs about the importance of openness and timely transparency around lobbying.