COMMONS

Work of Ombudsman (before 2010 General Election)

Inquiry update: report published

PASC has held regular meetings with the Parliamentary Ombudsman.

Session 2009-10

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

  • 28 January 2010: Corrected transcript Defra's response to the Ombudsman's report on the Single Payment Scheme

Witnesses:

  • Ms Ann Abraham, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO)
  • Ms Gwen Harrison, Director of Investigations, Office of the PHSO
  • Dame Helen Ghosh DCB, Permanent Secretary, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Mr Tony Cooper, Chief Executive, Rural Payments Agency

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Report Published:

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Session 2008-09

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

Witnesses:

  • Ms Ann Abraham, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Ms Kathryn Hudson, Deputy Ombudsman
  • Mr Bill Richardson, Deputy Chief Executive

Session 2007-08

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

Witnesses:

  •  Ms Ann Abraham, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

Session 2004-05

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

Witnesses:

  • Ms Ann Abraham, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and Health Service Ombudsman
  • Ms Trish Longdon, Deputy Ombudsman
  • Mr Bill Richardson, Deputy Chief Executive

Press Notices:

Session 2003-04

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

Witness:

  • Ann Abraham, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and Health Service Ombudsman

 

Session 2002-03

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

Witness:

  • Ann Abraham, Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration

Press Notices: 

Session 2005-06

PASC criticises government on the pensions promise-and warns about constitutional threat to the Ombudsman

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

Wednesday 28 June - HC 1081-iii

Witnesses:

  • Rt Hon John Hutton MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions,
  • Mr Christopher Evans, Head of Private Pension Policy and Regulation, Department for Work and Pensions

Thursday 22 June 2006 

Witnesses:

  • Dr Ros Altmann, Bob Duncan
  • Andrew Parr

Tuesday 2 May 2006 

Witness:

  • Ann Abraham, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

 

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

Thursday 1 December 2005 Witnesses:

  • Ms Ann Abraham, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman,
  • Mr Iain Ogilvie, Investigation Manager, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
  • Professor Jack Hayward
  • Mr Ron Bridge, Chairman, Association of British Internees, Far East Region
  • Mrs Ann Moxley
  • Mr Don Touhig, a Member of the House, Minister for Veterans
  • Mr Jonathan Iremonger, Director of the Veterans Policy Unit, the Veterans Agency

 

Tax Credits

Minutes of Evidence taken before the Committee:

Thursday 20 October 2005, Corrected Witnesses:

  • Ms Ann Abraham, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
  • Ms Trish Longdon, Deputy Ombudsman
  • Mr Bill Richardson, Deputy Chief Executive, Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
  • Mr David Varney, Executive Chairman
  • Mr Paul Gray, CB, Deputy Chairman
  • Ms Sarah Walker, Director of Benefits and Credits, HM Revenue and Customs