Monthly News April 2012 25 Apr 2012 “Very significant failing” by Bolton Council in granting planning permission for extensions Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council granted planning permission for extensions to two terraced houses without applying its own planning policies, finds Local Government Ombudsman, Anne Seex. 20 Apr 2012 Serious failure of planning administration for Bagby Airfield by Hambleton Council Hambleton District Council’s planning officers failed to exercise proper control over the use of Bagby Airfield, finds Local Government Ombudsman, Anne Seex. 17 Apr 2012 Hillingdon Council delayed in finding new place for boy out of school London Borough of Hillingdon delayed in finding a school place for a boy who was out of school finds Local Government Ombudsman, Dr Jane Martin. 05 Apr 2012 Torbay Council criticised for refusal to remedy injustice Torbay Council has refused to pay the full compensation recommended by the Local Government Ombudsman to a man it had made bankrupt without having proper regard to his mental health. 02 Apr 2012 Ombudsman welcomes report findings on school complaints The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) has welcomed the findings of the report Parents’ and young people’s complaints about schools published by the Department for Education.