Recent statements in this category are shown below:
Statement Not upheld Elections and electoral register 24-Jun-2020
Summary: Ms F complained the Council did not add her to the Electoral Register, causing her to lose her right to vote in the 2019 general election. The Ombudsman has found no fault.
Statement Upheld Elections and electoral register 13-Mar-2020
Summary: Miss B complains about the Council's handling of her electoral registration form, which she says delayed her being added to the electoral register. Miss B says an officer was rude to her and the Council failed to make the reasonable adjustments she asked for. The Ombudsman finds some fault by the Council because it did not enter Miss B's information correctly, but the action it has already taken puts right the injustice Miss B suffered. The Ombudsman finds the Council is not at fault over the other matters which he has investigated.
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.