We use some essential cookies to make this website work.
We’d like to set additional cookies to understand how you use GOV.UK, remember your settings and improve government services.
You have accepted additional cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time.
You have rejected additional cookies. You can change your cookie settings at any time.
Departments, agencies and public bodies
News stories, speeches, letters and notices
Detailed guidance, regulations and rules
Reports, analysis and official statistics
Consultations and strategy
Data, Freedom of Information releases and corporate reports
An overview of the 'Nolan principles', which are the basis of the ethical standards expected of public office holders.
1. The Seven Principles of Public Life The Seven Principles of Public Life…
The home of Committee on Standards in Public Life on GOV.UK. The independent Committee on Standards in Public Life advises the Prime Minister on arrangements for upholding ethical standards of conduct across public life in E…
The Committee on Standards in Public Life has published its report on the role of leadership in embedding an ethical culture in organisations.
CSPL submitted written evidence to the Lords’ Communications and Digital Committee Inquiry on Large Language Models.
The Committee's twentieth report, Local Government Ethical Standards, published 30 January 2019.
As part of its Standards Matter 2 review, the Committee held an academic roundtable on 1 April 2021. Independent Committee Member, Dr Jane Martin CBE has summarised the discussion.
The Committee on Standards in Public Life has today published its report on artificial intelligence and its impact on public standards.
As Lord Evans reaches the end of his five-year term as Chair of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, he joined the Institute for Government for his valedictory speech.
The independent Committee on Standards in Public Life has today published 'Leading in Practice', a new report which shares examples and case studies gathered from public and private sector organisations on maintain…
Reports and reviews conducted by the Committee on Standards in Public Life since 1995
The Committee on Standards in Public Life has published 'Upholding Standards in Public Life', the final report and recommendations of the Standards Matter 2 review.
The Committee's Annual Report covering the period July 2022 - June 2023
The independent Committee on Standards in Public Life advises the Prime Minister on arrangements for upholding ethical standards of conduct across public life in England. We are not a regulator and cannot investigate individ…
The Committee on Standards in Public Life has published its report on the regulation of election finance.
Agenda and minutes of the Committee meeting held at 10:00 on Thursday 19 October 2023
The Committee published its report on the ethical standards for the providers of public services on 17 June 2014.
Read about the Committee's review of local government ethical standards, including our report, evidence submitted to the Committee, and press releases.
The first report of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, published May 1995
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.
To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. We’ll send you a link to a feedback form. It will take only 2 minutes to fill in. Don’t worry we won’t send you spam or share your email address with anyone.