Committee details

Appeals Committee

Purpose of committee

This Committee deals with a wide range of appeals covering:


·        Education grants

·        Housing, including exclusion from the housing register, introductory tenancies, deferred applications for rehousing and homeless appeals

·        Adaptations for disabled people

·        Access to personal files

·        Marriage premises


Depending on the type of appeal, either three or five councillors sit on each hearing, drawn from a committee of 22 councillors.


Contact information

Support officer: Emma Fagan – Scrutiny & Appeals Coordinator, Tel: 0191 433 4479, Email: