Lee Marsons: Developing an Ombuds Human Rights Practice – Essex Constitutional and Administrative Justice Initiative

Posted April 17th, 2024 in complaints, human rights, local government, maladministration, news, ombudsmen by sally

‘The core function of public services ombuds is to investigate complaints from individuals about “maladministration” by public bodies which has caused injustice. But ombuds have developed several other important functions designed to improve people’s experiences of public services. For example, as seen in the Council of Europe’s 2019 Venice Principles, ombuds are developing a role ensuring that public bodies do not neglect human rights.’

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Essex Constitutional and Administrative Justice Initiative, 15th April 2024

Source: essexcaji.org