Decision details

Local Government Ombudsman Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


This is a report for noting. 




1.    That the Ombudsman’s report and the steps taken by the service to address the findings was noted.

2.    That no further action should be taken.

3.    That the Monitoring Officer would bring her report to the attention of all councillors was noted.

4.    That all future complaints raised with the Ombudsman be notified to the relevant Cabinet Member.


Reason for decision:


There was a statutory requirement for the Monitoring Office to bring to Members’ attention any Ombudsman report on the Council that identified it is at fault and has caused injustice as a result.

Report author: Sarah Baker (Head of Legal Services)

Publication date: 19/12/2018

Date of decision: 18/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 18/12/2018 - Cabinet

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