Ombudsman needs full independence

OmudsmanThe resignation of Ombudsman Allan Asher, pressured by the Executive Government, highlights the need for greater independence of the office, and a return to proper funding. John Wood – himself a former Deputy Ombudsman, and now consultant to Pacific states on the role – relates the history and urges taking the vital next step in protecting such an important citizens’ advocate.

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