Greeks complain more about the state and its services – Ombudsman


eKathimerini — Greeks are more prepared to complain about the state and its services, according to the annual report of the Greek Ombudsman for 2017, which was submitted on Monday to Parliament Speaker Nikos Voutsis.

The independent authority said it examined 15,438 complaints filed by citizens – a 29.6 percent increase compared to 2016.

Most of the complaints filed concerned social security services (2,330), ahead of those related to town planning and zoning services (750).

Most cases of state body mismanagement complaints involved the non-enforcement, misinterpretation or selective enforcement of the law.