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/EL/2039


21 Aug 2017

Case Number: LA/I/2006


11 Aug 2017

Case Number: LA/I/2010


03 Jul 2017

Case Number: LA/Mo/1893


09 Jun 2017

Case Number: LA/PK/1996


06 Jun 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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