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The Ombudsman requests information from the administrations on their fire prevention and fire-fighting plans

The Ombudsman wants to know whether the administrations are prepared for preventing and combating forest fires, the risk of which rises tremendously during the summer months. She has therefore set an ex-officio measure into motion with the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment and with the Autonomous Communities to have them inform her as […]

06-14-2017 Read news

July 2012-July 2017

Ombudsman’s address at the press conference held on June 6, 2017 On July 21st, I will have completed five years serving as the Ombudsman and will be leaving office in accordance with the  Organic Act governing this Institution. The first deputy will be taking over these duties until Parliament elects another Ombudsman. I have not had nor do I […]

06-06-2017 Read news

Soledad Becerril ending her term of office heading the Ombudsman Institution on July 21st

The Ombudsman, Soledad Becerril, has explained today that she will be completing five years heading the Ombudsman Institution on July 21st next and will be leaving office in accordance with the organic act governing this Institution. The First Deputy Ombudsman, Francisco Fernández Marugán, will be taking over to serve as acting Ombudsman as of that […]

06-06-2017 Read news

Telegram sent by the Ombudsman of Spain, Ms Soledad Becerril, to the British Ambassador in Madrid, Mr Simon Manley, and to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman, Mr Rob Behrens

I wish to express our deep regret for the attack in Manchester, which has caused great pain, with the request that it be transmitted to the families of the victims and to the British Government. The hate that leads to revenge and death can never find any justification. Acts such as yesterday’s deserve all the […]

05-23-2017 Read news

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