The rules: How civil servants are supposed to behave

FROM the Civil Service Code and “core values”.

“As a civil servant, you are appointed on merit on the basis of fair and open competition and are expected to carry out your role with dedication and a commitment to the Civil Service and its core values: integrity, honesty, objectivity and impartiality.

• Integrity is putting the obligations of public service above your own personal interests.

lHonesty is being truthful and open.

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• Objectivity is basing your advice and decisions on rigorous analysis of evidence.

• Impartiality is acting according to the merits of the case and serving equally governments of different persuasions.”