Post Tagged with: "Ombudsman"

More than 1,000 people “unlawfully deprived of liberty” by CEC, report finds

More than 1,000 people “unlawfully deprived of liberty” by CEC, report finds

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
More than 1,000 people were unlawfully deprived of their liberty by Cheshire East Council, a new investigation has found.

The investigation by the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman found that the council had “significant” delays in processing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS).

February 21, 2021
Crewe and Nantwich OAPs attend 20th “Pensioner’s Parliament”

Crewe and Nantwich OAPs attend 20th “Pensioner’s Parliament”

Crewe and Nantwich branch of the Northern Pensioners Association visited the 20th Pensioners Parliament in Blackpool. The 36-strong group’s visit, funded by local housing provider Wulvern, included lively debates and discussions on transport, social care ‘granny tax’ and pension reforms.

July 9, 2012