Investigation result Circumstance collection

Injustice remedied during enquiries Circumstance

Investigations where the issue is remedied in the course of enquiries, so no final decision is required.

Investigation not justified & Other Circumstance

Investigations where the final decision is that further enquiries are not justified for any reason, such as that the injustice claimed does not warrant the public expense or that another organisation could deal with the matter better.

No or minor injustice & Other Circumstance

Investigations where the final decision is that any injustice caused does not justify the public expense of pursuing the matter further.

No power to investigate Circumstance

Investigations where it's concluded the law does not allow enquiries, such as personnel matters, and matters that affect all or most of the people living in a council's area.

No reason to use exceptional power to investigate Circumstance

Investigations which do not go ahead due to there not being sufficient reason to use powers to investigate.

Not enough evidence of fault Circumstance

Investigations where there is found to be insufficient evidence that the body complained against was at fault.

Report Issued Circumstance

Investigations where the a report is issued.