Codes of conduct

The Nolan Principles of Public Life, how we carry out business during pre-election periods, behaviour we expect from others.

Code of Conduct and Registration of interests 

We carry out our work in accordance with the Nolan Principles of Public Life:

  • selflessness
  • integrity
  • objectivity
  • accountability
  • openness
  • honesty
  • leadership

Our Code of Conduct and Registration of Interests says how commissioners and staff should meet the principles, set in the context of our work.

Pre-election periods

There are restrictions which apply to our work during pre-election periods for local and general elections. 

Acceptable behaviour

When contacting us there are things you should not do, such as infringing someone else's privacy.