The Commissioner and his team work in two areas:
· Public standards – we investigate complaints about the conduct of MSPs, local authority councillors and members of public bodies
· Public appointments – we regulate how people are appointed to the boards of public bodies in Scotland
You can find out more about the Commissioner’s work on the pages of this website.
The Commissioner is an independent Officeholder who is responsible for investigating complaints about:-
who are alleged to have contravened their relevant Code of Conduct.
More information on public standards can be found here.
Date Added: 20 Aug 2014
CESPLS annual accounts for 2013-14 as laid before the Scottish Parliament on 20 August 2014.
The Commissioner regulates the way appointments are made to the boards of Scotland's public bodies. The Commissioner:
More information on public appointments can be found here.
Bill Thomson was appointed as Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland with effect from 1 April 2014, following the retiral of Stuart Allan.