Councillor conduct and standards archive 2014-2015


Archive has 49 results

  • Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (14 014 197)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 31-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the failure of councillors to communicate with Mr X about a bus stop. The Council is not responsible for the condition of the bus stop and it is entitled to decide not to investigate the actions of councillors.

  • Hambleton District Council (14 016 146)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 30-Mar-2015

    Summary: Ms X complains about how the Council dealt with her complaints about a councillor and a monitoring officer. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. Ms X has not lost out as a result of the way the Council supplied and withheld information for the Standards Committee hearing. The injustice Ms X claims does not justify the cost of an investigation or the financial remedy she seeks. It is unlikely an investigation would achieve the outcome Ms X wants.

  • King's Lynn & West Norfolk Council (14 019 143)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 27-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint about fault by councillors and in the Council's investigation. Mr B's injustice is not significant enough to justify her involvement.

  • Bristol City Council (14 017 082)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 23-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigative Mr X's complaint that the Council has not investigated the actions of a councillor. This is because the Ombudsman has not seen any evidence of fault in how the Council decided not to investigate Mr X's complaint so she cannot criticise the decision made.

  • Bristol City Council (14 018 821)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 23-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the Council's failure to take action regarding an alleged breach of the Councillors' Code of Conduct. This is because there is no sign of fault by the Council in the way it considered matters.

  • Rother District Council (14 019 544)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 20-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint that the Council failed to properly investigate his concerns about a councillor's financial interests in a proposed development. This is because the alleged fault has not caused him a significant personal injustice.

  • Allerdale Borough Council (14 018 998)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 17-Mar-2015

    Summary: Mr Y complains the Council did not follow the correct voting procedure at a Council meeting he attended. The Ombudsman will not investigate as Mr Y is caused no injustice by the alleged fault.

  • Guildford Borough Council (14 018 048)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 16-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr B's complaint about a councillor's involvement in the determination of his planning application. This is because Mr B has already used his right of appeal to a government minister to remedy the substantive injustice arising from the alleged fault.

  • South Hams District Council (14 012 914)

    Statement Not upheld Councillor conduct and standards 06-Mar-2015

    Summary: The complaint is not upheld. The Council is under no duty to change the minutes or outcome of a vote even though a councillor failed to declare a pecuniary interest.

  • Kent County Council (14 017 952)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 02-Mar-2015

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about a decision taken by the Council's Monitoring Officer as it is unlikely she would find fault in his decision which has led to injustice to the complainant.

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