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.
This information is shown in the following table:
|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|