Other


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • Northampton Borough Council (17 005 921)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 14-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr B's complaint about the maintenance of and fly tipping on his estate. These complaints relate to the management of estate land and the Local Government Ombudsman has no power to investigate.

  • Three Rivers District Council (17 005 600)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 10-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about a written warning the Council has given to the complainant under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. It is unlikely he would find fault by the Council.

  • Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council (17 005 676)

    Statement Upheld Other 09-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs C's complaint about an enforcement officer using her first name when issuing a fixed penalty notice. This is because the Council has already taken appropriate action to remedy the matter.

  • London Borough of Sutton (17 002 547)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 09-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman should not investigate how the Council dealt with complaints about parked cars. It is unlikely he would find fault by the Council.

  • Westminster City Council (16 014 407)

    Statement Not upheld Other 04-Aug-2017

    Summary: there is no fault by the Council in the way it dealt with the food hygiene rating of the complainant's cafe. There is no fault regarding its action regarding refuse outside the cafe. However, I recommended the Council carries out a review of the food hygiene rating as soon as possible.

  • Hart District Council (16 008 589)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 01-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr C's complaint that there was fault by the Council in the process of clearing his house. It is reasonable to expect Mr C to seek a remedy by going to court if he considers the Council is responsible for any loss or damage to valuable possessions which were in good condition.

  • Wolverhampton City Council (17 004 814)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 28-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr C's complaint the Council is failing to keep the streets near his home reasonably clear of litter. It is unlikely that an investigation would find fault and it would be reasonable for Mr C to pursue the matter in court.

  • London Borough of Lewisham (17 001 462)

    Statement Upheld Other 25-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Council failed to act on voicemail messages left by Mr B; as a result it removed and destroyed a car. The Council will pay £300 to recognise the value of the lost car and the owner's time and trouble.

  • London Borough of Ealing (17 004 922)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Other 24-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Ms X's complaint about the Council issuing a fixed penalty notice for littering. Ms X can pay the fine or defend herself at court.

  • North Norfolk District Council (16 015 115)

    Statement Not upheld Other 24-Jul-2017

    Summary: The Council was not at fault in the way it investigated an incident involving an alleged dangerous dog and made its subsequent decisions.

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