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The Commissioner for Standards is an independent person appointed by the Northern Ireland Assembly. The Office of the Commissioner for Standards is currently vacant. All complaints received by the Commissioner’s office will be acknowledged and passed to the next Commissioner for Standards as soon as one is appointed by the Assembly.

The Commissioner’s Duties

The Northern Ireland Assembly Commissioner for Standards investigates complaints about the conduct of MLAs and reports the outcome of his investigations to the Committee on Standards and Privileges.

Find out more about the Commissioner and their duties…

The Complaints Process

Information on what you can complain about, how to make a complaint and the process for handling complaints. Find out more…

Recent updates

Report of the Northern Ireland Assembly Commissioner for Standards for 2016 – 2017

Press Release 13 April 2017 – Commissioner for Standards Releases Annual Report

Complaints Statistics 1 April 2016 – 25 January 2017

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