Swings and Roundabouts 

    So The PHSO (who have lost the ‘S’, From their name) today said

    @PHSOmbudsman: Did you know MPs can play a role in helping people bring complaints to us? @Parliament_Week https://t.co/wBUYa8wx3K https://t.co/rJSD1qRxw Tweet

    I asked…

    @PHSOmbudsman @Parliament_Week What if complaint is about MP?

    Answer…

    @danielmcmorrow To complain about an MP, contact the Office of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards https://t.co/EofDStPJr0

    Right sooo email on 13 Auguest 2014

    Dear Mr McMorrow Thank you for this email with your complaint about the Prime Minister, the Minister for Disabled People, and your local MP. I hope it will be helpful if I explain the role and remit of the Commissioner. Her role is to consider complaints where the complainant has provided sufficient evidence to justify an inquiry into whether a named MP has broken the House of Commons Code of Conduct and its associated rules. This leaflet explains that there are some kinds of complaint that the Commissioner cannot look into. In particular, you will see that she cannot look into what an MP has said or done in their capacity as a Minister.

    The line “you will see that she cannot look into what an MP has said or done in their capacity as a Minister.” could potentially absolve them of all responsibility.

    Again we find a “Regulatory Gap” between What the PHSO / Parliamentary Commissioner can investagate. The gap is starting to represent the Grand Canyon 

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    Daniel McMorrow

    34 Year old disabled geek,

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