Corruption Definition: “the abuse of public office for private gain” World Bank.
The Independent brings us news that shames us all:
Scandal: Just how corrupt is Britain?
Rotten banks, dodgy cops, MPs on the fiddle. A conference on public life has evidence to topple long-held assumptions
Looking across the seas at political scandals surrounding the likes of Silvio Berlusconi and Jacques Chirac, at match-fixing in Pakistani cricket and Italian football, or claims of tax avoidance on a nationwide scale in Greece, it was said jingoistically for many years that humble Britain could never compete with the explosive corruption scandals that “Johnny Foreigner” seemed to specialise in. Read on……
10 May 2013, University of Liverpool
9.30am to 5pm
`How Corrupt is Britain?’ is a one day conference which will bring together campaigners, academics, key public figures and journalists to explore how we should tackle the corruption of public life in Britain. There will be an evening showing of the film `Who Polices the Police?’ by Ken Fero.