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 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: 03 Nov 2015
A consultation draft of the Commissioner for Ethical Standards' Strategic Plan for the period April 2016 to March 2020. The strategic plan outlines the Commissioner's key objectives for the four-year period. The Commissioner seeks comments on the draft plan by 15 January 2016.
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 published a consultation draft of his strategic plan for the period April 2016 to March 2020. The plan outlines our key objectives for the four-year period.
Read more> Draft Strategic Plan 2016-20
We would welcome your comments on the draft and our objectives and would be happy to discuss any issues of interest to you.
Please send your comments to Karen Elder at email@example.com or at our main address by 15 January 2016.
If you would like to discuss the plan, please call Karen on 0131 347 3898 to make arrangements.
Read more> Strategic Plan 2012-16