Here you can find out more about our history and the legislative framework within which we work.
Legislation for the Parliamentary Ombudsman
The Parliamentary Ombudsman (or Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration) draws his powers almost wholly from the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967, as since amended.
See a list of bodies within the jurisdiction of the Parliamentary Ombudsman.
Legislation for the Health Service Ombudsman
The Health Service Commissioner (or Health Service Ombudsman) for England draws his powers almost wholly from the Health Service Commissioners Act 1993.