Thursday, 17 February 2011

Eight petitions against Scottish Public Services Ombudsman closed in minutes

Holyrood, MSMPS & their queasy feelings about regulation reform : Eight petitions against Scottish Public Services Ombudsman closed in minutes.

Scottish Parliament’s Local Government Committee closed eight petitions asking for an independent review of the SPSO. As readers will now be well aware, EIGHT PUBLIC PETITIONS calling for an independent review of the Scottish Public Services Ombudsman (SPSO) which received the backing of the Scottish Government’s Housing Minister Alex Neil in his capacity as a constituency MSP to the petitioners were closed in under three minutes by the Scottish Parliament’s Local Government & Communities Committee on Wednesday of last week.

My comment: So what purpose do petitions serve in Scotland? Fodder to help justify the jobs and expenses of those on the Local Government & Communities Committee? Eight petitions against Scottish Public Services Ombudsman closed in 3 minutes, I bet their coffee breaks or a toilet breaks took longer! 

Read the full story from the source A Diary of Injustice in Scotland

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