Local Government

Deputy Prime Minister written question – answered on 14th June 2005.

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Photo of Andrew Dismore Andrew Dismore Labour, Hendon

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many of the cases disposed of directly by the Local Government Standards Board (a) were not investigated, (b) had no evidence of a breach of the code and (c) resulted in no action being required in respect of the matters under investigation in each of the last three years.

Photo of Phil Woolas Phil Woolas Minister of State, Office of the Deputy Prime Minister

This information is shown in the following table:

Cases 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05
Not referred for investigation 1,689 2,144 3,029
Investigations producing finding of no evidence of a breach of the code 113 154 310
Investigations producing finding that no action is required in respect of the matters under investigation 225 462 947

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