The Commissioner for Standards is an independent person appointed by the Northern Ireland Assembly. The main role of the Commissioner is to investigate complaints about the conduct of Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).
Meet the Commissioner
Douglas Bain CBE TD Advocate
As the Northern Ireland Assembly Commissioner for Standards, Douglas Bain investigates complaints about the conduct of MLAs and reports the outcome of his investigations to the Committee on Standards and Privileges.
The Complaints Process
Information on what you can complain about, how to make a complaint and the process for handling complaints. Find out more...