Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman: Finance

Treasury written question – answered on 26th June 2018.

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Photo of Roger Godsiff Roger Godsiff Labour, Birmingham, Hall Green

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the Answer of 19 June to Question 153733, if he will allocate additional funding to the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman to respond to the increase in the caseload from WASPI complainants.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Chief Secretary to the Treasury

The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) is independent of Government and is accountable directly to Parliament through the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee. The Ombudsman has not requested additional funding to deal with WASPI complaints from HM Treasury.

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