Public can challenge more state decisions

“… The third-level education sector – including universities, Vocational Educational Committees, Institutes of Technology and FAS – as well as the State Examinations Commission, the Student Grants Appeals Board and the Central Applications Office will now all be subject to possible investigations. Just over 140 new state bodies will be brought under Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly’s remit in the most significant expansion of her office’s powers in the past 30 years …” (more)

[Breda Heffernan, Independent, 25 October]

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