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Elections and electoral register archive 2018-2019


Archive has 13 results

  • Coventry City Council (18 015 719)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 22-Feb-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about how the Council has recorded his nationality on the electoral register. This is because there is not enough evidence of fault or that Mr X has been caused significant personal injustice.

  • London Borough of Enfield (18 014 249)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 18-Feb-2019

    Summary: Mr X complains the Council removed his wife from the electoral roll. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. This is because it is unlikely we will find fault in the Council actions.

  • Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council (18 015 124)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 18-Feb-2019

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint about the alleged racist content of an election leaflet. This is because there is insufficient evidence of fault by the Council. In addition, there are other organisations who are better placed to consider the issues.

  • Nottingham City Council (18 011 123)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 29-Nov-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman should not investigate this complaint about a letter issued to residents during the pre-election period, because it is unlikely we would find fault.

  • Wyre Borough Council (18 006 888)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 25-Sep-2018

    Summary: Mr X complains the Council breached the purdah rules when it issued a press release before a by-election. The Ombudsman does not intend to investigate this complaint as it is unlikely we can add to the investigation already carried out by the Council, we cannot achieve the outcome he is seeking. And the Secretary of State is best placed to consider whether the Council breached the Code of Recommended Practice on Local Authority Publicity.

  • Charnwood Borough Council (18 006 751)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 13-Sep-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr B's complaint the Council breached his data protection rights and he has missed his opportunity to vote as it is reasonable to expect him to register to vote at his new address and complain to the Information Commissioner's Office about the Council's handling of personal data.

  • Basildon Borough Council (18 006 431)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 03-Sep-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr X's complaint the electoral office did not deal with his complaint about the actions of an electoral agent at a polling station. This is because complaints about the electoral functions of the Returning Officer are not within the Ombudsman's jurisdiction.

  • London Borough of Barnet (18 005 894)

    Statement Upheld Elections and electoral register 30-Aug-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the Council's error removing him from the electoral roll. This is because an investigation is unlikely to add to that already carried out by the Council.

  • Torbay Council (18 003 449)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 12-Jul-2018

    Summary: We will not investigate Mr X's complaint about the way the Council added him to the electoral register. This is because his injustice is not significant enough to justify our involvement.

  • Maidstone Borough Council (18 003 984)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Elections and electoral register 05-Jul-2018

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint that the Returning Officer tried to get the complainant sectioned. This is because the Returning Officer acts in a personal capacity and does not carry out administrative functions of the Council.