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Parliament to nominate new Commissioner for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland

The Commissioner is responsible for investigating complaints about the conduct of MSPs, local authority councillors, members of public bodies and lobbyists.

Holyrood Committee publishes sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct inquiry recommendations

Holyrood’s Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments (SPPA) Committee has published its initial inquiry recommendations on preventing, reporting and investigating reports of sexual harassment in the parliamentary workplace.

Standards Committee calls for views on its sexual harassment investigation inquiry

Holyrood’s Standards Committee has issued a call for views on its inquiry into sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct.

Holyrood Committee sets out inquiry remit on MSPs Code of Conduct and sexual harassment complaints

The rules governing the reporting and investigation of sexual harassment complaints against MSPs are to be reviewed by Holyrood’s Standards Committee.

SPPA Committee to launch inquiry into MSP Code of Conduct

The Standards Procedures and Public Appointments Committee is to launch an inquiry into the MSP Code of Conduct in relation to the protection of individuals from harassment.

New rule for Holyrood Committee Conveners will support parental leave

Holyrood committee conveners who go on maternity or paternity leave will be able to return to the same job, if a new rule proposed by the Standards and Procedures Committee is endorsed by Parliament.

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