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Standards Board for England: Complaints

Volume 473: debated on Friday 14 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what the average cost was of the Standards Board for England processing and assessing a complaint in the most recent year for which figures are available. (191661)

The average cost per case incurred by the Standards Board in undertaking the initial assessment to decide whether or not to refer a matter for investigation was £393 in 2006-07.

The average cost per completed investigation, including the cost of that initial assessment, was £12,772 in 2006-07.