Monthly News January 2014 31 Jan 2014 LGO staff survey The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has published the full results of its latest staff survey today. 30 Jan 2014 Hull council agrees to review its processes following ombudsman’s investigation Kingston upon Hull City Council has agreed to review its practices when dealing with homelessness applications following an investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO). 30 Jan 2014 Family living in cramped accommodation to have their housing needs reviewed following investigation A family, which was left to live in a cramped, unsuitable home for more than two years by Isle of Wight Council, should have their housing needs reviewed, following a report by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO). 28 Jan 2014 Worcestershire social workers moved elderly man despite warnings in their own report An elderly man’s health significantly deteriorated after Worcestershire County Council moved him from a nursing home to a less suitable care placement, a Local Government Ombudsman investigation found. 23 Jan 2014 Woman left feeling ‘like a criminal’ because local authorities delayed their investigations, report finds A woman, who was falsely accused of abusing her sister while she was being looked after in an Essex care home, has been left feeling “like a criminal” a report has found. 21 Jan 2014 Fifty-eight tenants with Hammersmith and Fulham reimbursed for overcharged water rates. An investigation by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has resulted in London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham repaying a significant sum of money to 58 elderly tenants who had been overpaying for water in their homes. 16 Jan 2014 Second LGO report issued on Shropshire Council after it fails to agree to recommendation The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has taken the rare step of issuing a further report after Shropshire Council failed to agree to the recommendations laid out in a previous report. 15 Jan 2014 Local Government Ombudsman welcomes Select Committee findings The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has welcomed today’s report on its work by the Communities and Local Government Select Committee.