HC Deb 14 June 1994 vol 244 c450W
Dr. Wright

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made in appointing an ombudsman for housing association tenants in both Northern Ireland and Wales.

Mr. Tim Smith

It is intended to appoint an ombudsman for tenants of registered housing associations in Northern Ireland by the end of the year. This is in line with the commitment contained in "The Citizen's Charter Second Report 1994". The position in Wales is a matter for the Secretary of State for Wales.