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Case Against

Vale of Glamorgan Council


Objectivity & propriety

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Referred to Standards Committee

The Ombudsman received a referral that a member (“the Member”) of Vale of Glamorgan Council (“the Council”) had breached the Code of Conduct (“the Code”) when he applied for a number of business grants.

The investigation considered whether the Member failed to comply with paragraphs 4(b), 4(d), 6(1)(a), 7(a), 7(b), 15(1)(b) and 15(2) of the Code.

We referred our report on our investigation to the Deputy Monitoring Officer of the Council for consideration by the local Standards Committee.

This summary will be updated following the Standards Committee’s decision.