Independent Adviser on Standards of Conduct
In accordance with Standing Order 16.3, the Assembly shall appoint a person, who is not an Assembly Member or a member of its staff, to provide advice and assistance to the Presiding Officer on any matter relating to the conduct of Members. The Committee may, in addition to the appointment as appropriate of its own advisor under paragraph 8.14, invite the Assembly’s appointee to investigate factual matters arising out of any matter before it.
Mr Richard Penn has been appointed as the Independent Adviser on Standards of Conduct. Further information on the role of the Adviser can be accessed below: