Report Date

03/27/2024

Case Against

New Quay Town Council

Subject

Duty to uphold the law

Case Reference Number

202204033 

Outcome

Referred to the Adjudication Panel for Wales

The Ombudsman received a complaint that a Former Member (“the Former Member”) of New Quay Town Council (“the Council”) breached the Code of Conduct. It was alleged that the Former Member had been charged by the Police with malicious intent to blackmail or harass.

Our finding, under section 69 of the Local Government Act 2000, was that our report on our investigation be referred to the President of the Adjudication Panel for Wales, for adjudication by a tribunal.

This summary will be updated following the Adjudication Panel for Wales’ decision.