Recent reports in this category are shown below:
Report Upheld Land 24-Jan-2019
Summary: Mr B complains the Council has delayed unnecessarily in processing his application to register a new village green, which he initially submitted in 2008. He also complains it failed to update him on the progress of the application.
Report Upheld Other 06-Feb-2018
Summary: A family (Mr and Ms B) complain the Council has not provided the remedy recommended in an earlier report.
Report Upheld Land 12-May-2015
Summary: A man complained an officer of the council improperly used knowledge gained through his employment for his personal advantage and to the man's detriment. It then failed to properly investigate the allegations.
Report Upheld Land 06-Aug-2014
Summary: Complaint from a women (representing a resident's group) about the way the council, through the Board of directors of a company it owned, decided to sell the company's shares and its housing development, to a developer.
Report Upheld Land 05-Nov-2013
Summary: Complaint from a lady that the council appropriated land at its headquarters which was designated as public open space without following the correct procedures.
Report Upheld Land 29-Oct-2013
Summary: Complaint from a man about the process the council followed when he bid to use a disused community centre.
Report Upheld Land 19-Sep-2012
Summary: Plymouth City Council's delay in fulfilling a settlement remedy it had agreed with the Local Government Ombudsman demonstrated "a lack of appropriate commitment to customer service".
Report Upheld Land 16-May-2012
Summary: There were serious failures in Wolverhampton City Council's handling of a town centre regeneration scheme.
Report Upheld Land 16-Feb-2011
Summary: The London Borough of Merton delayed over the redevelopment of a site where a new community facility was to be provided.
Report Upheld Land 14-Feb-2011
Summary: Barnsley Council raised the price of a narrow strip of land it had agreed to sell to a woman for her extension - effectively valuing a small triangle of land, 7 inches at its widest point, at £4,000.