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6) Discuss the  seven principles of Standards in Public Life  enunciated by first report of the Nolan Committee.(250 words)

Topic– Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance;

6) Discuss the  seven principles of Standards in Public Life  enunciated by first report of the Nolan Committee.(250 words)

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Why this question

The Nolan Committee  inquired into the standards in British public life and gave a report which contain inter-alia, seven principles of standards in public life.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to simply write in detail about the seven principles of standards in public life as enunciated by the Nolan Committee report.

Directive word

Discuss- This is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question.

Structure of the answer

Introduction – Write a few lines about the Nolan Committee.

Body– Discuss in points about the seven principles of  Nolan Committee on standards i public life. E.g { I-SHOLA-O }

  1. Selflessness
  2. Integrity
  3. Objectivity
  4. Accountability
  5. Openness
  6. Honesty
  7. Leadership

Discuss each of these principles individually.

Conclusion– Add a few more important principles that you think  are necessary in public life and form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the issue.