Noun(1) a government appointee who investigates complaints by private persons against the government
(1) This culminated at the early part of this year with a complaint to the ombudsman over the Council's inaction.(2) The appointment of an ombudsman or inspectorate does not go far enough.(3) These failures in human communication feature in many of the complaints investigated by the ombudsman 's office.(4) But then the government refused to answer, leading to a complaint to the parliamentary ombudsman .(5) Last year, the number of complaints to the pensions ombudsman increased by a third.(6) Two of the reports arose from investigations conducted by the Commonwealth ombudsman .(7) The ombudsman helps settle individual disputes between consumers and financial services companies.(8) A district council spokesman said an ombudsman 's complaint had been received and a solicitor has responded.(9) The support group eventually forces an official review by the police ombudsman .(10) Overall, this is not a radical report, but it does go some way to meeting widely held criticisms of the ombudsmen system in the public sector.(11) To tackle the issue, Wang requested that the city government recruited more consumer ombudsmen to investigate such cases, noting that Taipei has only one consumer ombudsman, while Taipei County has three.(12) All the other ombudsmen deal with staff complaints.(13) In April this year, Australia's seven ombudsmen expressed public concern over the increasing number of complaints about universities.(14) Separate from the Banking Codes is the statutory Financial Services Ombudsman Service, encompassing eight previous private and public ombudsmen within the financial services sector.(15) Those ombudsmen or public editors should be writing weekly columns about newsroom operations, people, and decision-making.(16) I favour in-house ombudsmen to receive complaints and publish responses, and to comment more broadly on decisions of the paper in the paper.
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