Past Institute lectures
What does it mean for a public servant to have integrity? Is it the same as being consistent? What if events demand a change of mind, policy or law? Does working with and for others support integrity or corrode it? Is the creation of a public persona a failure of integrity or a way of protecting the personal self? Can institutions have integrity? Can the sustain important values when individuals lose sight of them? What of the people whom public servants serve: how can the public’s integrity be understood and respected?
Integrity and the Individual: Keeping Conscience Alive
The Reverend Professor Vernon White, Canon Theologian of Westminster, and Baroness D'Souza
Serving the Public: Mission Impossible?
The Reverend Jane Sinclair, Rector, St Margaret’s Church, Westminster Abbey, and the Rt Hon Jack Straw
Public Service Institutions: Custodians or Stiflers of Spirit?
Claire Foster-Gilbert, Director, Westminster Abbey Institute, and Clare Moriarty, Permanent Secretary, Defra