Sexual harassment

Shauna made this Freedom of Information request to Mid Ulster District Council

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Dear Mid Ulster District Council,

Can you tell me how many cases of sexual harassment against an elected representative have been reported to the council each year in the last five years please - each year separately?

And can you tell me what type of action, if any, was taken in each case please?

Yours faithfully,


Mid Ulster Info, Mid Ulster District Council

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Philip Moffett, Mid Ulster District Council

Dear  Shauna

Thank you for your information request submitted with Mid Ulster District
Council on 08/01/2018 under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act)
for the number of cases of sexual harassment against elected members in
past 5 years. The council responds to confirm that complaints made against
elected members (councillors) are made to the Northern Ireland Local
Government Commissioner for Standards and as such processed by and
recorded by the Commissioner's office. The council does not hold the
information you request and therefore refers you to: 
Northern Ireland Local Government Commissioner for Standards
Progressive House
33 Wellington Place
Tel: 028 9023 3821    Email: [1][email address]     Web:

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