Making a complaint about a Councillor

Your Councillors have to follow a code of conduct, as set out in Part 5 of the council constitution

You can submit a complaint about a Councillor if you think they are not following their code of conduct.

If you want to complain about the decisions or actions we have taken as a council, you need to complain about the council.

Before you submit a complaint about a Councillor, you will need:

  • the name of the Councillor you want to complain about
  • to have read the code of conduct and be able to tell us which part of the code you think the councillor has breached

To make a complaint, you need to:

You can also send the form by post to:

The Monitoring Officer
Harlow Council
Civic Centre
The Water Gardens
Harlow
CM1 1WG

The Monitoring Officer will acknowledge your complaint within five working days of receiving it and will keep you informed of the progress of your complaint.

For more information on the complaints process, read our Councillor complaint procedure (pdf)