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Letter to the Ombudsmen in United Kingdom and France


Fernández Marugán shows interest regarding trucks locked between the borders of the United Kingdom and France

Fiscality, masks, and hydroalcoholic gel


The Ombudsman celebrates the reduction of the added-value tax on masks and reminds that hand sanitizing gels are also a first-necessity product in the battle against the coronavirus

Consequences of the pandemic


The Ombudsman asks for an broad political and socio-economic agreement to overcome the COVID-19 crisis

The Ombudsman of Spain calls on the autonomous communities for improving health care in retirement homes, information for family members and protection of their rights


The acting Ombudsman of Spain, Francisco Fernández Marugán, has sent recommendations to all Autonomous Communities to  improve health care for residents in retirement homes, the information provided to their families and the protection of their rights. The Institution has received a considerable number of complaints in which the relatives of the residents have highlighted shortcomings […]

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