The TPO Council
Lord Richard Best OBE
Lord Best has been the Chair of the TPO Council since April 2009.
He is also President of the Local Government Association and Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Housing and Care for Older People: Vice-Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Urban Development: Treasurer of the All Party Group on Housing: Vice President of the Town and Country Planning Association: Chairman of the Private Rented Sector Policy Forum.
The role of The Property Ombudsman Council is to:
- Appoint the Ombudsman
- Set the Ombudsman's Terms of Reference
- Ensure the Ombudsman's independence
- Approve the Ombudsman's budget.