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Committee details

Appeals Sub-Committee

Purpose of committee

The Appeals Sub-Committee meets when required to determine:


  • Appeals against refusal of applications for Home to School transport which do not fall within the Local Authority’s policy for provision of transport.


  • Housing Appeals for accommodation outside the Council’s approved policies on referral by Officers or by three Members of the Council.


  • Appeals under the statutory provisions relating to nurseries, playgroups, childminders and residential homes.


  • Appeals against refusal of application for Local Council Tax Discount.


  • Appeals in accordance with Section 17(3) of the Health & Social Services and Social Security Adjudication Act 1983.


  • Complaints about the School Curriculum and collective worship in accordance with Section 23 of the Education Reform Act 1988.


Appellants should note the following information:


  • Appeal forms must be received at least 15 working days before the date of an appeal. Appeals received after this deadline may not considered until the next scheduled date.


  • The agenda for an Appeals Sub-Committee will be published 5 clear working days before the date of the meeting. Appellants will be informed in writing of the date of their appeal.


Contact information

Support officer: Nadia Williams, Democratic Services Officer. 07511 048 497

Postal address:
Observatory House
25 Windsor Road

Phone: 07511 048 497