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Contact us

Standards for England has moved to new accommodation located at:

Eleventh Floor
Portland Tower
53 Portland Street
M1 3LF

As a result of this relocation, our new switchboard, fax and minicom numbers are:

Switchboard:     0161 212 7000
Fax:   0161 212 7001
Minicom: 0161 212 7002

Please note that calls to the previous Standards for England switchboard, fax and individual staff extension telephone numbers will not be diverted to the new lines. All email and mobile contact details remain the same.

Code of Conduct enquiries

For any queries in relation to the Code of Conduct or the Standards Framework please contact our enquiries line:

  • 0845 078 8181

Or email:

    Please note: the First-tier Tribunal (Local Government Standards in England), which replaced the Adjudication Panel for England, is a separate body to Standards for England. Standards for England, through our Ethical Standards Officers, investigates potential breaches of the Code of Conduct but does not determine sanctions to be imposed on members who have breached the Code. At the end of an investigation, we can refer the case to the First-tier Tribunal if the potential breach is sufficiently serious to warrant a form of sanction. For further information on this, please visit

    Website enquiries

    We welcome your feedback on our website. Please send us your comments or queries using the email address below.

    Freedom of information requests

    You can write to the chief executive at the Standards Board for England using the address above. Alternatively, you can email us at

    Requests for information must be made in writing/email and you must supply your name and address when making the application.

    For more information about FOI requests, please see the FOI section.

    The Press Office

    To speak to a member of the press team, call 0161 212 7004, or send an email to:




    Last Modified: 16 11 2011
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