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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.

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Professional Briefing 7

24th September 2015

This seventh edition of the Standards Commission for Scotland Professional Briefing covers:  Information on the next Workshop for Standards Officers, taking place in November 2015. A welcome to our newest Member of the Standards Commission, Professor Kevin Dunion, OBE. An invitation to take part in the consultation process relating to the revised Guidance on the Councillors' Code of Conduct. The outcome of the Hearing held since the...

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Other News

30th June 2015

Professional Briefing  This sixth edition of the Standards Commission for Scotland Professional Briefing covers: A request for feedback on what you would like to see covered in the review of the Guidance on the Councillors' Code of Conduct; The outcome of a dispensation request made on behalf of NESTRANS; An update on Health & Social Care Integration Joint Boards; the outcome of Hearings held since the last Professional...

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