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Councillor conduct and standards archive 2019-2020


Archive has 105 results

  • Mole Valley District Council (19 013 070)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 30-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint that the Council has not properly considered his conduct complaint that a councillor sent an email about him containing misleading information. There is insufficient injustice and nothing to achieve by investigation. The Ombudsman cannot investigate the underlying noise nuisance actions which are outside jurisdiction because Mr X used his right of appeal to a court.

  • Forest of Dean District Council (19 015 070)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 20-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman does not have grounds to investigate this complaint that the Council did not properly investigate a complaint that a Councillor had breached its Members' Code of Conduct. This is because there is no sign that any fault by the Council has caused the complainant an injustice to warrant our involvement, and it is unlikely we could achieve a different outcome for her.

  • Wealden District Council (19 017 165)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 12-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate how the Council dealt with complaints about the conduct of a councillor. It is unlikely he would find evidence of fault by the Council. He is already investigating how the Council dealt with the planning application to which the complaint about the councillor relates.

  • Leeds City Council (19 017 785)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 10-Mar-2020

    Summary: Ms B complains about the Council's decision to treat her complaint about a councillor as invalid. The Ombudsman will not investigate the complaint because there is no evidence of fault by the Council.

  • North Devon District Council (19 013 020)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 06-Mar-2020

    Summary: Mr X complains about the Council's decision not to investigate a complaint that a councillor breached the code of conduct and carried out criminal actions. The Ombudsman will not investigate the complaint about the breach of the code as we are unlikely to find fault in the Council's actions. Allegations of crimes are for the police.

  • Cheshire East Council (19 020 336)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 05-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr X's complaint about how the Council dealt with a complaint about his conduct. Mr X does not complain as a member of the public but as a member of the Council and so the complaint is outside the Ombudsman's legal remit.

  • Wychavon District Council (19 017 670)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 02-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman has no power to investigate a complaint about matters when the complainant was a councillor.

  • Herefordshire Council (19 015 421)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 02-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint as he is unlikely to find fault in the way the Council considered his complaint about the conduct of a town councillor.

  • Maldon District Council (19 017 116)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 02-Mar-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Mr B's complaint about the Council's failure to address complaints he has made against a local councillor. This is because the complaint falls outside our jurisdiction.

  • Bracknell Forest Council (19 017 904)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 28-Feb-2020

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr X's complaint that a Councillor did not tell him they were going to object to his planning application. This is because the complaint is late and there is no good reason for the Ombudsman to disapply the law and investigate now. The substantive decision causing Mr X injustice was the Council's refusal of planning permission, for which he had a right of appeal it would have been reasonable for him to use.