Complaints policy and procedure
Vexatious and persistent behaviour
16.1. We define unreasonably persistent and vexatious complaints as those that, because of the frequency or nature of a complainant's contact with our officers, hinder our consideration of their (or other people's) complaints.
16.2. The description 'unreasonably persistent' and 'vexatious' may apply separately or jointly to a particular complaint.
16.3. We have adopted the Local Government Ombudsman's (LGO) definition of "unreasonable complainant behaviour" and "unreasonable persistent complaints"
16.4. For more information on how the council manage vexatious and persistent behaviour, please refer to the council's Vexatious and Persistent Behaviour Policy for more information.