Decision details

Response to Ombudsman’s Report on parking permits in the Central Parking Zone (CPZ)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this paper is to share the Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman’s (the Ombudsman) report regarding a complainant (Mr X) being refused a parking permit in the CPZ (see Appendix A). This paper summarises the Ombudsman’s findings and recommendations and details the remedial action taken by the Council following the decision.


The Cabinet considered a report from the Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman’s regarding an upheld complaint against the Council in relation to the Central Parking Zone and the Cabinet then agreed that the Report be noted and the Council’s response to the Ombudsman’s recommendations be endorsed.

Alternative options considered:


Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Equality and/or Environmental Impact Assessment: N/A

Decision Reference: CAB173

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Report has been shared with the following people:

* Lead Cabinet Member
* Lead Director
* Relevant service managers

Contact: Anwar Majothi, Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 0161 474 3182.

Report author: Anwar Majothi

Publication date: 19/06/2019

Date of decision: 18/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/06/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/06/2019

Accompanying Documents: