Investigating complaints

We investigate complaints about the behaviour of MSPs, local authority councillors, and board members of public bodies and about lobbyists.

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Regulating public appointments

We regulate and monitor how people are appointed to the boards of public bodies in Scotland, and promote diversity.

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About the Ethical Standards Commissioner

The Commissioner and her team work within her remit to encourage fairness, good conduct and transparency in public life in Scotland.

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We are recruiting Investigating Officers

We are looking for new Investigating Officers. The successful applicants will be experienced investigators, with a relevant professional or regulatory background and highly developed analytical skills.

Closing Date: Noon on 9 September 2019.

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Protecting your information

Our Privacy policy outlines why we gather personal information and what we do with it. If you’d like more detail about how we manage your personal data and process your requests, have a look at our Data Protection Policy. 
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