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Petition by Wiliam Whiteside  
Closed Petitions - Petition PE1346  
Petition by William Whiteside calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to commission an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman to make it more accountable for its performance, including the extent to which its investigations are fair and robust, and to widen its remit so that it can enforce recommendations its makes following investigations into the actions of public bodies.  
Petitioner: Wiliam Whiteside  
Number of signatures: 1  
Date lodged: 19 August 2010  
SPICe Briefing: Briefing for PE1346 

Written Questions for PE1346  

Written Submissions for PE1346  

7 September 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman, Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body, Scottish Government, and the Auditor General for Scotland seeking responses to points raised in these petitions and during the discussion. <Link to Official Report 7 September 2010 

23 November 2010 :   The Committee agreed to write to the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body and refer the petitions to the Local Government and Communities Committee. Link to Official Report 23 November 2010" 

9 February 2011 :   The Local Government and Communities Committee considered the petition and agreed to close it. 

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