Tag Archives: Ombudsman

Council ordered to pay £2,800 over homeless nightmare

Ombudsman discovers Croydon has 27 families in temporary B&B accommodation for longer than the six-week legal limit Croydon Council’s housing department, already under critical scrutiny in the aftermath of the Regina Road scandal, has been ordered to pay a mother … Continue reading

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Two ombudsmen issue ruling against council and health bodies

A young woman with serious mental health issues was ‘cast adrift by the organisations who should have helped her, over many years’, says a damning set of findings. ‘The situation is not unique,’ according to senior official Two separate ombudsman … Continue reading

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Official figures show Croydon is capital’s worst for complaints

Our Town Hall reporter, KEN LEE, crunches some numbers and finds that according to the annual report from the Local Government Ombudsman, our council does not compare well, however you dress it up Official figures from the Local Government Ombudsman … Continue reading

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