Transport and highways archive 2014-2015


Archive has 1320 results

  • Torbay Council (14 012 167)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Parking and other penalties 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate a complaint that bailiffs acting on behalf of the Council used an illegal warrant. The courts are better placed to determine if the warrant was illegal.

  • Bath and North East Somerset Council (14 013 219)

    Statement Upheld Other 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: I intend to uphold Mr B's complaint. The Council has failed to respond properly to his request to stop-up the public highway on his land, or his complaints about this. The Council has caused Mr B frustration and additional trouble in pursuing the matter. It has agreed it will now consider the application and reach a decision within six months. It should also apologise to Mr B, pay him £300, and make sure it keeps him informed of its actions. It should also ensure its officers understand they are expected to respond to communications.

  • London Borough of Hillingdon (14 020 353)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Parking and other penalties 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about the Council taking enforcement action in relation to an unpaid penalty charge. This is because Mr B had a right of appeal to a statutory tribunal and has asked a court to restore that right.

  • London Borough of Croydon (14 019 403)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Parking and other penalties 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Ms A's complaints about Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) she has received and the Council's decision to pass the unpaid fines to enforcement agents. Ms A has used her right of appeal to the relevant tribunal and the Ombudsman will not investigate in those circumstances.

  • London Borough of Lambeth (14 019 332)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Parking and other penalties 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate a complaint about a penalty charge notice for a parking contravention. The Council has cancelled the penalty charge notice so any injustice does not warrant her involvement.

  • Sheffield City Council (14 019 115)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Street furniture and lighting 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the location of a street light. This is because it is unlikely she would find fault and because the complainant has not been caused an injustice which requires an investigation.

  • Sheffield City Council (14 020 220)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Parking and other penalties 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the issue of a parking penalty because it is outside her jurisdiction. The complainant could have appealed to a statutory tribunal if he thought the penalty was wrongly issued.

  • Bristol City Council (14 019 527)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Highway repair and maintenance 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about damage caused to his vehicle by a bollard. This is because it is reasonable to expect Mr B to pursue a court remedy.

  • London Borough of Hounslow (14 012 168)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Parking and other penalties 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate a complaint that bailiffs acting on behalf of the Council used an illegal warrant. The courts are better placed to determine if the warrant was illegal.

  • Chichester District Council (14 019 552)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Parking and other penalties 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr D's complaint about a PCN issued by the Council because it lies outside her jurisdiction. This is because Mr D has already used his right of appeal to a tribunal about it.

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