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01 NOV 2011

Report on an Investigation into Complaint (No 10 002 564) Against Torbay Council [2011] BPIR 1098, (Dr Jane Martin (Local Government Ombudsman), 4 May 2011)

Failings by Torbay Council led it to make a man with mental health problems bankrupt. Warning signs known to the council might reasonably have alerted it to the possibility that the debtor was unwell. The council’s failure had serious consequences, as the debtor incurred costs of £24,000 in securing an annulment.


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