Standards Committee - Complaints

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Dear Wigan Borough Council,

Can you please let me know the following information regarding the councillors who serve on the Standards Committee at Wigan Council.

How long have each of them served as councillor?

During their tenure as a Councillor, how many complaints have been raised against them with the Standards Committee?

How many of these complaints were subsequently upheld?

How long have each of them been a member of the Standards Committee?

Yours faithfully,

J C Pearce

Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Sir

I am emailing to confirm the receipt of your recent FOI request to Wigan
Council.

We will respond as soon as possible and in any case no later than 20th
December 2010, which is 20 working days after the receipt of your
request.

If you have any comments or questions in the meantime, please direct
them to [Wigan Borough Council request email], or at Wigan Council, Town Hall, Library
Street, Wigan WN1 1YN.

Your contact is Sharon Crippin, Email [email address], Telephone
No. 01942 827002

Regards

Davina Rumsey
Legal Clerk
Business Support Services
Legal and Democratic Division
Wigan Council
Town Hall
Library Street
Wigan
WN1 1YN

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Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Chris

I am writing to respond to your freedom of information request which we
received on 22nd November 2010. This request has been handled under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Your request is detailed below.

Can you please let me know the following information regarding the
councillors who serve on the Standards Committee at Wigan Council.

How long have each of them served as councillor?

During their tenure as a Councillor, how many complaints have been
raised against them with the Standards Committee?

How many of these complaints were subsequently upheld?

How long have each of them been a member of the Standards
Committee?

Our response is in the attached PDF document.

<<2011 PDF.pdf>>

If you are unhappy with any aspect of this response, an independent senior
officer will review this decision. Please let me know if you would like to
arrange this."

You can also complain to the Information Commissioner, who is the
regulator for Freedom of Information. His website is
[1]www.informationcommisioner.gov.uk and his helpline number is 0303
1231113.

His staff may ask you to exhaust our internal complaints procedure if you
choose to complain to his office now.
I apologise for the delay in responding to this request, this is due to
the high volume of requests that are currently being received. If you need
any further information please do not hesitate in contacting me.

Yours Sincerely
Sharon Crippin
Assistant Data Protection Officer
Business Support Services
Wigan Council
Town Hall
Wigan

Tel: (01942) 827002 Internal: 2002
email: [email address]

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