Draft Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill - Fourth Assembly

Finance Committee report: Consideration of the consultation on the Draft Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Bill (PDF, 1MB)

Summary version of the report


The Finance Committee held a consultation on the draft Public Services Ombudsman Wales Bill.


This followed on from the Finance Committee’s inquiry to consider extending the powers of the Public Services Ombudsman for Wales.


In May 2015, the Committee published its report, Consideration of Powers: Public Services Ombudsman for Wales, and recommended that a Bill should be introduced into the Assembly. The Committee agreed to consult on a new draft Bill which would re-enact much of the existing Public Services Ombudsman (Wales) Act 2005 but with new provisions recommended by the Committee in its report.

Business type: Bill

Reason considered: Senedd Business;

Status: For consideration

First published: 06/10/2015