Sunday, June 22, 2008

A drop in the ocean

William Flack appears to understand the problem with the Local Government Ombudsman and Council maladministration.

...'The Local Government Ombudsman has had no real impact on preventing maladministration. He is only able to provide snap shot reports of where it does occur. This is a bit like taking samples of the Atlantic with a teaspoon and reporting the results. If on the other hand council’s could be sued for negligence for breaches of their public duties then we might be able to move towards a future where local authorities were more than the systems or organised irresponsibility which LB Hounslow has shown itself to be in this case.'....

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