Welcome to the public standards website

The Commissioner for Ethical Standards is an independent officeholder who is dedicated to the provisions of high ethical standards in public life in Scotland.

The Commissioner can investigate written complaints about: Councillors, Members of devolved public bodies and Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) who are alleged to have contravened their Code of Conduct.


Read more about the Commissioner in about us.



What's new on the website

Case Number: LA/E/1924

Decisions

02 May 2017

Case Number: LA/As/1998

Decisions

26 Apr 2017

Case Number: LA/NL/1936

Decisions

20 Apr 2017

Case Number: LA/Fi/1930

Decisions

18 Apr 2017

Case Number: LA/As/1963 and LA/As/1993

Decisions

18 Apr 2017

Make a Complaint

Information on how to make a complaint about a councillor, a member of a public body or an MSP.

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