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above reproach

not deserving of blame or criticism. Some politicians behave as though they are above reproach.
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Can Modi, with his high-decibel rallying cry of performance-led governance, ensure that the law and judicial system are above reproach when it comes to dealing with rape?
The chairman of the commission charged with overseeing the casino siting process must be above reproach and actively involved in all decisions.
Not only that, they have to he seen to be above reproach.
But in the same sense, and to the same extent, the fact that Chokri Belaid was killed in this confrontation should not render every word he uttered above reproach and absolutely correct.
It reflects the day-to-day challenges of our profession that require the conduct of each of our members to be above reproach.
In their case of course they have had the common sense to resign their outside role in favour of being above reproach in the future representation of the people who elected them to the Assembly.
He was approached by the media, as reported in the Birmingham Mail, but turned l down requests to even discuss it, such was the man's arrogance as he obviously felt he was above reproach to review any aspect of his performance.
Obviously, you did not receive that advice, but the statement in the Green Book is clear and, as stated in the Speaker's introduction, it was your responsibility to ensure that your use of allowances was above reproach.
My Group is, at least as much as the others, committed to the principles of transparency and honesty; naturally it expects the Commissioners to be above reproach.
Vladimir Leontiev, General Manager, KUK-Russia, added: "KUK is very excited to collaborate with Fortitech and delighted to join forces with a company that not only embodies the need to deliver products that are above reproach in terms of quality assurance for the food and beverage industries, but creates solutions to the formulation challenges that can accompany product development.
We have never needed role models more and I'm sure that 90% of sportsmen and women are above reproach.
Our local councillors are not above reproach either as many of their perks are not published, such as free lunches, hotel rooms and invites to corporate boxes at sport venues by companies vying for council projects.
Ms Harman added: "There is a consensus across all parties that we need to put the reputation of parliament above reproach - and we will.
We deserve our governance to be above reproach and we deserve that those people we elect should work in the interests of their electorate.
But for some reason these same umpires, and MLB, think they are above reproach.