The Commissioner and his team work in two areas:
· Public standardss - we investigate complaints about the conduct of MSPs, local authority councillors and members of public bodies
· Public appointments - we monitor how people are appointed to the boards of specified 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: 17 Nov 2014
This document details the legislation under-pinning the office of the Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland. It also includes a flowchart detailing the history of the organisation and the previous incumbents of key posts.
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.
The Commissioner has moved office. Our new address is:
91 Haymarket Terrace
T: 0300 011 0550
T: 0131 347 3890