The report discusses access to remedies through the courts and other avenues, such as the public sector ombudsmen.
The Commission concludes that there are good arguments for reform but, given the level of opposition to its earlier proposals and the absence of available data on the cost of compensation paid by public bodies, work will not be taken forward on reviewing this area of the law. The report does, however, recommend that government should establish a process for collecting and publishing information on the cost of public compensation.
The report concludes our project: Administrative Redress: Public Bodies and the Citizen
Reference number: LC322