Monthly News June 2011 22 Jun 2011 Two councils criticised for handling of allegations made by a foster child The Ombudsman has issued a report criticising the way Peterborough City Council and Lincolnshire County Council dealt with allegations made by a foster child against her foster carer’s daughters. 17 Jun 2011 Bromley Council criticised for "inexcusable" delays over elderly man's care The elderly man was living in unsatisfactory conditions at a care home arranged by the Council and receiving an inadequate standard of care for a considerable period of time, perhaps as long as 18 months. 17 Jun 2011 Bristol City Council responsible for poor standard of care of an elderly woman in a care home The Council failed to monitor whether the placement was meeting the woman's needs. 07 Jun 2011 Help for those concerned about adult social care A statement from Dr Jane Martin, Local Government Ombudsman and Acting Chair of the Commission for Local Administration. 02 Jun 2011 East Staffordshire Council’s response to planning appeal criticised East Staffordshire Borough Council failed to robustly defend an appeal against its refusal of a planning application. 01 Jun 2011 Welwyn Hatfield Council criticised over car parking charges for blue badge holders Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council did not take into account its legal duties to people with disabilities when it introduced car parking charges for blue badge holders.