THE TROUBLE WITH STANDARDS IN PUBLIC LIFE
Most people believe there should be set standards for those in public life to abide by – not just in terms of corruption but in their general behaviour too.
Dr David Hine, director of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Government at Oxford University says the Committee on Standards in Public Life is doing what it can to promote the best standards but things still seem to go wrong all too often.
He offers three key reasons why the issue of standards continues to trouble the public sector.
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