Challenging local council decisions

Published: 21 July 2021
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A survey has been launched to look at how local council decisions can be challenged.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission have launched an inquiry into how older and disabled adults and unpaid carers can challenge local council decisions about social care and support in England and Wales.

All decisions made by local councils about adult social care and support should comply with equality and human rights standards and with social care laws in England and Wales. There is a duty to promote wellbeing and take into account the views and wishes of the person concerned.

You can help the Equality and Human Rights Commission by taking part in a survey. They want to hear from older and disabled adults and unpaid adult carers across England and Wales, as well as any friends or family members who want to share information with then.

They are also keen to gather evidence from:

  • legal advice and advocacy organisations
  • voluntary sector organisations and other experts.
Please click on one of the following links to complete the survey:
  • Third Sector Support Wales
  • Welsh Government
  • Investing in Volunteers
  • Quality in Befriending
  • Cyber essentials
  • Cynnig Cymraeg
  • Cultural Competence Silver Award