You can make a complaint about a councillor if you feel that they have failed to abide by the council's Code of conduct.

Complaints against councillors are considered initially by the council's Monitoring Officer in consultation with an appointed Independent Person. Icon for pdf The arrangements for Dealing with Complaints about the Code of Conduct for Members [170.7KB], sets out how you may make a complaint.

If the Monitoring Officer and Independent Person decided to send a complaint forward for investigation then it would go to a hearings panel who would follow the Local hearings procedure.

How to make a complaint

You can make a complaint against a councillor in the following ways:

Online -  complete our make a complaint against a councillor form. 

Offline - complete the Icon for pdf Complaints against members form [70.94KB] and post to: 

The Monitoring Officer 
Preston City Council
Town Hall 
Lancaster Road 
Preston 
PR1 2RL

Please mark all correspondence "Private and Confidential".

Complaints against the council

To make a complaint against the council see our complaints page.