Guidance

Board members of Public Bodies: Code of conduct

Code of conduct setting out the standards expected from those serving on the boards of public bodies in the United Kingdom.

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Code of conduct for board members of public bodies

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The Government expects all holders of public office to work to the highest personal and professional standards. In support of this, all non-executive board members of UK public bodies must abide by the principles set out in this Code of conduct.

The code should also form part of individual members’ terms and conditions of appointment.

Published 1 June 2011