Lord Hunt of Wirral to review FOS

The board has committed itself to external scrutiny by way of three-yearly independent reviews. The previous external review – inspecting the FOS's case-handling procedures and systems – was carried out in 2004 by Professor Elaine Kempson.

The themes and focus for Lord Hunt's review were agreed by the board of the FOS and published as part of its corporate plan for 2007/08. As detailed in the corporate plan, the review that Lord Hunt will undertake will involve an examination, from an extern