Councillor conduct and standards


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • London Borough of Haringey (16 018 519)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 25-Apr-2017

    Summary: Mr C complains about the Council's decision not to investigate his complaint about his ward Councillors. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint as he has not seen any evidence of fault with the Council's decision.

  • Tandridge District Council (17 000 052)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 24-Apr-2017

    Summary: Mrs Y complains about the conduct of two councillors at a planning meeting where her planning application was refused. We will not investigate as Mrs Y is not caused significant injustice from her complaint.

  • South Cambridgeshire District Council (16 018 945)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 24-Apr-2017

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

  • Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council (16 011 153)

    Statement Upheld Councillor conduct and standards 24-Apr-2017

    Summary: Mr X complains the council failed to properly consider a standards complaint he made about a councillor. There was some fault in the way the council responded to Mr X's complaint.

  • Wiltshire Council (16 018 209)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 06-Apr-2017

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

  • Stratford-on-Avon District Council (16 018 844)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 05-Apr-2017

    Summary: We will not investigate this complaint about the Council's investigation of the actions of a parish councillor. This is because it is unlikely we will find fault by the Council, we cannot achieve any meaningful outcome and the injustice to the complainant is not at a level that would warrant our involvement.

  • Shepway District Council (16 009 442)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 03-Apr-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman has no jurisdiction to consider this complaint because it was not made by a member of the public.

  • Royal Borough of Greenwich (16 015 144)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 27-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate Ms M's complaint about the actions of a Councillor and the Council's failure to investigate them. The Councillor does not act on behalf of the Council when she acts as a member of a board of governors. The Council cannot therefore investigate her actions and neither can the Ombudsman.

  • Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council (16 017 364)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 17-Mar-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint from a councillor because it was not made by a member of the public.

  • Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council (16 012 033)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Councillor conduct and standards 17-Mar-2017

    Summary: Mr V complains about the Council's decision on his complaint about ward councillors and how long this has taken. The Ombudsman will not investigate this complaint. There is no fault in the Council's decision making and the delay has not caused enough injustice to Mr V to justify an investigation.

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