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New Book: A Manifesto for Ombudsman Reform (Kirkham, Richard, Gill, Chris (Eds.))

Richard Kirkham and Chris Gill (Eds.) just published “A Manifesto for Ombudsman Reform” (Springer 2020). Abstract: This book seeks to persuade policy-makers and legislators of the need for legislative reform of the ombudsman sector, and to evidence the ways in which such reformative legislation can be designed. In pursuing this goal, this edited collection represents an academic response to a challenge laid down by the current Parliamentary Ombudsman in February 2018, at a JUSTICE event. It draws on the original research of the authors and bases its proposals for reform on a fundamental re-assessment of the focus and purpose of…