- Limitations on councils’ power regarding allegations of misconduct (R (Harvey) v Ledbury Town Council)
- What are the practical implications of the decision?
- What was the background to this case?
- What did the court decide?
Local Government analysis: Lisa Busch QC, who appeared for the defendant, analyses the decision in R (Harvey) v Ledbury Town Council which has widespread implications for local authorities and their grievance procedures in relation to codes of conduct. In particular, it significantly limits the ability of parish councils to regulate relations between members and employees internally.
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