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Head teacher’s freedom of speech violated by a city official
Parliamentary Ombudsman and Human Rights Centre to continue enhancing the enforcement of the rights of elderly people
Ombudsman received over 5,500 complaints in 2018
Human dignity of disabled person violated in a psychiatric ward
National Bureau of Investigation criticised for statement
An excessive workload among social workers is jeopardising the supervision of substitute care and the realisation of the rights of children outside the home
Deputy Ombudsman Pölönen criticises the procedures of municipalities in directing people to rehabilitative work activities
Cage beds must be abandoned in care of disabled people
Breach of EU law in the sending of a vehicle tax demand note
Parking supervisor's decision was not based on due consideration
Deputy-Ombudsman Sakslin proposes clarification of the Postal Act
The Parliamentary Ombudsman’s 2017 Annual Report presented to the Speaker of the Parliament
The Population Register Centre neglected the rights of the Sami
Repatriation of a child without a decision on a residence permit or removal from the country
Evaluating what is in the child’s interests in cases involving foreign nationals
Shortcomings in relation to access to information for relatives involved in the care of elderly persons
Deficiencies observed in the processing of visitor data by Parliament
Backlog in processing of demands for rectification by Kela
Kela’s changed policy regarding basic social assistance has endangered the continuity of medical treatment and equal access to health services
Radon measurements of public facilities require improvement
False information provided to Parliamentary Ombudsman – prison director and assistant director committed an offence
Placement of prisoners in unfurnished cells
Hearing children about school holiday times
Deficiencies still found in securing the secrecy of the polls - Parliamentary Ombudsman carried out surprise inspections at advance polling stations
Record number of complaints received by the Finnish Parliamentary Ombudsman in 2017
Petri Jääskeläinen continues as Ombudsman
Deputy-Ombudsman Sakslin criticises Orthodox Church procedure for suspending a vicar from service
Mikko Sarja appointed as substitute for Deputy-Ombudsman
Deputy Ombudsman Maija Sakslin criticises two cities for their procedures for processing claims for damages
What type of healthcare expenses can basic social assistance be granted for?
May fee-paying music school activities be organised at a day-care centre?
Deputy-Ombudsman Sakslin criticises children's hearings at foreign missions
Faulty data system has led to erroneous payment default entries - Parliamentary Ombudsman considers the system fault is serious
Considerable improvement in the operation of Mikkeli Prison
Severe delays in Kela's telephone service
Information disconnect between authorities in remand case
Clarity for the rules on emergency housing
City of Vantaa violated graffiti artists' freedom of speech
Parliamentary Ombudsman issues a proposal for redress to Kela
Deficiencies in securing the secrecy of the polls