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Committee endorses appointment of Richard Blakeway as Housing Ombudsman

Pre-appointment hearing

The Government named Richard Blakeway as their preferred candidate for the role and on the basis of the hearing the HCLG Committee endorse his appointment.

The Committee’s endorsement is subject to him resigning from his current roles at Home England and BexleyCo Ltd, and ensuring that Tudor Blakeway Consultants Ltd is not active for the duration of his appointment.

The Committee intends to evaluate Mr Blakeway's performance against his ambitions described in the hearing. A follow-up evidence session will be held six months after his appointment.

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