Further review of the work of the Local Government Ombudsman

Inquiry concluded. Report published 15 January 2014.

The Committee launched its inquiry on 11 October 2013, to follow-up the Committee's 2012 inquiry and to establish whether the Local Government Ombudsman and Government have addressed the concerns identified in the Committee's previous report, The work of the Local Government Ombudsman (2012-13) (PDF 226 KB)

The Committee has called for evidence addressing the terms of reference only for this inquiry. Please note that the Committee cannot comment or look into details of LGO individual cases.



  • Close


    • Reports and associated evidence – Reports of Committee inquires. This category may also include Special Reports where they are used by a Committee to bring matters relating to conduct of its business to the notice of the House.
    • Responses to Reports - Responses may be published as a Special Report, or as a Command Paper. They may also be appended to a Report should the Committee have substantial comments on the Response, in which case they can be found listed under Reports. 
    • Other oral and written evidence - Evidence taken by the Committee that has yet to or did not result in the publication of a Report. This includes transcripts of recent meetings.
    • Estimate Memoranda - An Estimate memorandum is an explanatory note that accompanies a government department’s estimate (a means by which a department seeks authority from Parliament for its spending plans).
    • Correspondence - Correspondence sent from or received by the Committee or its Chair.