The Commission for Local Administration is the official body that runs our service

The Commission for Local Administration (the Commission) is the official title of the body that runs the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman service. It is an independent body funded by government grant.

The functions of the Commission are set out in the Local Government Act 1974 and are elaborated further in the Framework Document agreed with our sponsor department, Communities and Local Government.


See also Commissioner and senior staff profiles for more information on the individuals listed above.

The Commission is also advised by Executive Team - see Our structure for more information.


Conduct and Interests

The Commissioners adhere to a Code of Conduct, and each sign a declaration of interests

Details of the Chair's meetings with external bodies are within the Chair's reports to the Commission - available in published meeting papers.


The Commission meets quarterly. Papers and minutes are available below.