Other


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Brighton & Hove City Council (17 002 884)

    Statement Upheld Other 09-Oct-2017

    Summary: The Council has now agreed to investigate the complainant's concerns under the statutory children's social services complaints procedure. The Ombudsman is satisfied that this is an appropriate remedy and therefore is closing the complaint.

  • Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (17 009 306)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 06-Oct-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Ms X's complaint about the Council's evidence to court regarding the welfare of her son. The Ombudsman cannot investigate what happens in court.

  • North Somerset Council (16 017 171)

    Statement Upheld Other 05-Oct-2017

    Summary: Mr F, who was a sports coach, was found not guilty of sexual assault on a child. He wanted the Council to enable him to return to teaching but says it failed to keep him informed and to act appropriately. The Council is at fault for not telling Mr F he could use Council premises for teaching when he was appropriately supervised.

  • Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council (17 008 857)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 03-Oct-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the Council's response to his complaint about the actions of a social worker. There is not enough injustice to investigate.

  • Nottingham City Council (17 008 853)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 03-Oct-2017

    Summary: Mrs P's foster agency is better placed to consider her complaint about her loss of foster payments. It is not possible to assess the full injustice caused to her directly from any Council fault.

  • Brighton & Hove City Council (17 006 574)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 03-Oct-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the actions of a social worker following the birth of Mr F's child. It is unlikely that an investigation would find fault or lead to a different outcome.

  • Suffolk County Council (17 009 449)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 30-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Miss D's complaint about the accuracy of information presented to court as complaints about what happened in court are outside his jurisdiction.

  • East Riding of Yorkshire Council (16 017 849)

    Statement Upheld Other 29-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will close his investigation into a complaint about children's social care as the Council has agreed to investigate matters under the statutory children's social care complaints procedure.

  • Leeds City Council (17 001 091)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 28-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint about a statement made in court. This is because matters that were considered in court are out of the Ombudsman's jurisdiction

  • Reading Borough Council (16 004 757)

    Statement Upheld Other 27-Sep-2017

    Summary: Mr and Mrs X complain on behalf of their daughter, Ms Q about the Trust and Council's intervention following concerns about Ms Q being at risk of radicalisation. The Ombudsmen found some evidence of fault as Mr and Mrs X's consent was required. However, the Council was required to consider whether support was necessary under its safeguarding processes regardless. There is therefore no injustice.

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