The Committee examines standards of ethical conduct among public office holders in the UK and makes recommendations to the government as to any changes in present arrangements, including those relating to party funding.
Established 1994. Sir Christopher Kelly was Chair on 31 March. Lord Bew was appointed in September 2013. Sir Christopher Kelly was paid a flat rate of £50,000 a year, which had remained unchanged since his appointment. The new Chair is being paid on the basis of a non-pensionable salary of £500 per day, with the expectation that he should to commit an average of 2-3 days a month, although this can increase significantly during Committee inquiries. Between April and September 2013, the interim Chair, David Prince CBE, was paid on the same basis as Lord Bew.
|Chairs Remuneration (p.a. unless otherwise stated)|
|Chief Executive / Secretary Remuneration||Civil Servant|
|Register of Interests||Yes|
|Last Annual Report||2012-13|
|Audit Arrangements||Overseen by the Cabinet Office Accounting Officer|