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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.

Vacancy - New Member of the Standards Commission

28th October 2021

The Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body (SPCB) is seeking to appoint, with the agreement of the Scottish Parliament, a part-time member who must be able to spend 24 days per year on commission business and additional days for Hearings. 

We are looking for a talented individual who has the ability to assimilate complex information to reach sound and impartial decisions, is committed to high ethical standards and who also has excellent communication skills.

The appointment is for a fixed term of 6 years. The daily fee rate is £262.83 and £35.04 per hour for Hearings.

For an application pack
Visit - Member of the Standards Commission for Scotland - Scottish Parliament Website
Email – 
Telephone – 07769 915863
For BSL users, please call via – 
Write to – The Scottish Parliament, Officeholder Services, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on 15 November 2021

The Scottish Parliament is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and treatment and to eliminating unfair discrimination in its employment/appointment practices.