Our governance

The Committee

The committee is made up of:

  • the chair
  • 4 independent members appointed by the Prime Minister following open competition in accordance with the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ Governance Code
  • 3 political members appointed by the Prime Minister on the recommendation of the leaders of the Labour Party, the Conservative Party and the Liberal Democrat Party

Read about our members on our membership page.

Code of practice for members

Committee on Standards in Public Life: code of practice for members

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Remuneration and expenses policy for members

Committee on Standards in Public Life: remuneration and expenses policy for members

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Travel and subsistence policy for members

Committee on Standards in Public Life: travel and subsistence policy for members

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Register of interests

All committee members’ private interests that might influence their judgement - or could be perceived to do so - are recorded in the ‘Register of interests’.

Register of stakeholder meetings

See the ‘Register’ of our Committee Members’ meetings with stakeholders.

Find minutes and agendas from the Committee’s meetings through our transparency data.