Thursday, September 18, 2008

LGO the myths exploded (1)

You will find the following information on the Local Government Ombudsman's home page.
It is an independent, impartial and free service.
Unfortunately this is just a myth[1] The fact is that they do not provide an independent, impartial and free service.
  • 100% of all Local Government Ombudsmen are ex council
  • 100% of all Deputy Ombudsmen are ex council
  • 61% of all Assistant Ombudsmen are ex council
  • 68% of all Investigators are ex council
In addition they cost the taxpayer over £12million pounds a year.

[We say that such and such is a myth when the term "urban legend" or outright lie might be better.]

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