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Government seeks to overturn Lords vote bringing bailiffs within LeO's remit

The government is to try and overturn a House of Lords vote that the Legal Ombudsman’s (LeO) jurisdiction should extend to bailiffs – although the ombudsman himself has said he is open to the idea. Shortly before Christmas, peers voted 233 to 191 in favour of an amendment to the Crime and Courts Bill.

January 7th, 2013 | No Comments »