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Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee
One-off evidence session.
The Committee will scrutinise the Government’s draft Public Service Ombudsman Bill at a one-off public session. The draft Bill abolishes the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) and the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) and creates a Public Service Ombudsman (PSO), which will take over their responsibilities. While the Housing Ombudsman (HO) would continue unaffected, the draft Bill contains provisions to allow some of the HO’s responsibilities to be taken over by the PSO at a later date.
Evidence given by Mick King, Local Government Ombudsman; Denise Fowler, Housing Ombudsman (at 4.45pm).
Communities and Local Government Committee questions Local Government Ombudsman