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The Standards Commission is an independent body whose purpose is to encourage high ethical standards in public life through the promotion and enforcement of Codes of Conduct for councillors and those appointed to the boards of devolved public bodies.

Revised Guidance on the Councillors' Code of Conduct

1st March 2016

The Standards Commission has revised its Guidance on the Councillors' Code of Conduct.  The Revised Guidance can be found here.