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Cases and Decisions

Cases and decisions

Case Reference Date Lodged Date Determined Parties Issue(s) Notes/Final decision
4 16/04/2020 07/04/2020 Pike v Federal Appeals Panel Request for FAP decision to be reconsidered Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
12 02/05/2019 15/07/2020 Hayes v Federal Joint Candidates Sub-Committee & Others Constitutional matter Permission to appeal granted

Decision on publication of ruling is pending
5 03/03/2020 19/11/2020 Roberts, Burree & Waller v Welsh Appeals Panel Election of officers at conference committee Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
9 12/11/2020 25/11/2020 Carter v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Appeal discontinued by Appellant
10 11/12/2020 21/01/2021 Sidhu-Robb v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
1 07/01/2021 03/02/2021 Bray v Federal Appeals Panel Request for FAP decision to be reconsidered out of time. Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
20 26/01/2021 05/02/2021 Howarth v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Appeal discontinued by Appellant
15 18/01/2021 05/03/2021 Walsh v Complaints Panel & Others Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
17 (A) 03/03/2021 05/03/2021 Hayes v English Candidates Committee Constitutional impact on approved candidate status in instance of membership break periods (resignation) Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
16 (A) 04/02/2021 09/03/2021 Paynter v Complaints Panel & Others Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal refused

Decision on publication of the ruling is pending
17(B) 08/03/2021 01/04/2021 Hayes v English Candidates Committee (no2) Constitutional impact on approved candidate status in instance of membership break periods (resignation) Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
18 (A) 11/03/2021 05/04/2021 Sims v English Appeals Panel EAP jurisdiction challenge Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
18 (B) 12/03/2021 05/04/2021 Glaze v Appeals Panel for England EAP jurisdiction challenge Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
8 22/07/2020 15/04/2021 Potter v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Appeal discontinued by Appellant
22 22/03/2021 27/04/2021 Kumar v Regional Parties Committee Fairness of disciplinary actions. Permission to appeal refused

Decision on publication of the ruling is pending
2 14/10/2019 03/05/2021 English Council Executive v Federal Board Constitutional matter Appeal discontinued by Appellant
6 28/03/2020 14/06/2021 Lock v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
21 28/03/2021 28/06/2021 Goodair v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
29 17/06/2021 09/07/2021 Scott v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Permission for the appeal not to be published was also granted
7 28/08/2020 26/07/2021 Smith v English Appeals Panel & Others Scope of EAP jurisdiction Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
26 31/05/2021 05/08/2021 Hayes v Adjudicator Fairness of Complaints Process Adjudicator's decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
28 15/06/2021 06/08/2021 Brown v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
32 26/07/2021 12/08/2021 Hollinghurst v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Process Adjudicator's decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
11 18/12/2020 16/08/2021 BLAC Liberal Democrats v English Candidates Committee and English Council Rooney Rule Permission to appeal refused

Decision available here
19 29/03/2021 02/09/2021 Sheller v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision on publication of ruling is pending
13 and 14 14/12/2020 14/10/2021 Andersson and Dudhill v Hunter (Complaints Panel) Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
23 13/05/2021 12/11/2021 Bray v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
25 31/05/2021 16/11/2021 Seabourne v Complaints Decisions Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
27 05/06/2021 16/11/2021 Opik v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
24 24/05/2021   Coelho v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision is pending
30 25/06/2021 22/07/2022 SAT v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal granted

Decision available here
31 09/07/2021   Kumar v BANES Chair Challenge to a previous decision by Bath Council Permission to appeal pending
16 (B) 15/03/2021   Paynter v Complaints Panel (no.2) Request for FAP decision to be reconsidered. Permission to appeal granted

Decision is pending
33 17/09/2021   McGuiffe v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending
34 10/04/2021   Pike v Federal Conference Committee Constitutional Matter Permission to appeal pending
35 10/12/2021   Jones v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending
36 15/10/2021   Grant v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending
37 21/10/2021   Hayes v Disciplinary Sub-Group Constitutional Matter Permission to appeal pending
38 22/11/2021   Jones v Complaints Panel Procedural issue at Complaint Panel Hearing Permission to appeal pending
39 21/12/2021   Hayes v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending
40 30/01/2022   Crowther v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending
41 31/01/2022   Newman v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending
42 31/01/2022   Newman v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending
43 02/06/2022   Eden v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending
44 15/02/2022   Quinton v Complaints Panel Fairness of Complaints Panel decision. Permission to appeal pending