Kathryn Stone on facing intimidation as parliamentary commissioner for standards
Brilliant interview with Cathy Newman https://tinyurl.com/28aw4f3y
Unsurprisingly, politics attracts abusive personalities after status, power, and opportunities. Do selection panels have any competency in spotting discrepancies – someone who can spot evasion and will hone in on areas an applicant is trying to avoid? Would Boris Johnson have been selected if they did? To what extent do political parties vet their candidates?
If the MPs tried to bully Kathryn Stone, imagine how those same MPs would treat their staff!