For a further 12 months
The UK Government has extended Walter Merricks' term as Commissioner of the Gambling Commission for a further year, ending December 31, 2017.
Merricks chairs the boards of IMPRESS, the independent monitor for the press, and JUSTICE, the law reform charity. He was the inaugural Chief Ombudsman of the Financial Ombudsman Service for a decade, and subsequently served on the board of Ombudsman Services, the dispute resolver for the telecoms, energy and property sectors.
He is also Service Complaint Reviewer for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and was previously Reviewer for the Legal Ombudsman.
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