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Report Upheld Other 01-Mar-2007
Summary: The London Borough of Havering's failure to renew a premises licence left 193 couples uncertain about whether they were married or not.
Report Upheld Land 21-Nov-2006
Summary: 'Mr Mohammed' (not his real name for legal reasons) wanted to buy a portion of a Council-owned site for a mosque. This met with considerable opposition from neighbouring residents in an area where the British National Party was active. The Committee deferred a decision until it had received a report on the impact of the proposal on the 'social wellbeing' of the neighbouring residents. After considering a second report, the Committee decided to use the entire site for elderly people's accommodation even though the District Valuer advised that they would get more for the land if it were sold for a combination of mosque, business and housing.
Report Upheld Leisure and culture 19-Jul-2006
Summary: 'Mr May' (not his real name for legal reasons) complained on behalf of local residents about the way the Council dealt with a project to create new leisure facilities in his village. He says that, because of Council failings, funding from Sport England was lost and with it the opportunity to develop sporting and social facilities on a scale which later proved impossible.
Report Upheld Leisure and culture 27-Jun-2006
Summary: 'Mr Ash' (on behalf of 'Forest', a local residents' association) and 'Mr Yew' complain that the Council failed to properly pursue outside funding for Stage Two of a project to improve a local Council-owned sports ground ('HOME') and instead wrongly secretly concentrated on supporting a similar rival and private sector bid ('AWAY'); misled and failed to inform HOME's steering group about progress with its pursuit of outside funding and its change of priority; and unreasonably suspended HOME's steering group without proper explanation and reformed it in an unfair way which deliberately omitted some original members