Gifts, benefits and hospitality

The way public officials respond to offers of gifts, benefits and hospitality is critical to maintaining the trust of those we serve. Officials are responsible for ensuring that their own conduct meets the required standards of integrity and that they place the public interest above their own interests when carrying out their official duties.

To that end, and in line with the minimum accountabilities applying to all public sector organisations, we publish the current VBA Gifts, Benefits and Hospitality Policy (PDF, 1146.12 KB) and the following registers: