Dorset Council - Appeals Committee

Purpose of committee

The Appeals Committee’s main role is to determine any review and/or appeal that the Council is required to undertake; including any appeal arising in connection to any educational or discretionary grant/relief function of the Council. 


The committee will also consider an application for discharge from mental health guardianship, application/potential revocation of any parking concession relating to a disabled person whether there is any suggestion of misuse.  Certain financial assessment disputes relating to residential or nursing home accommodation being provided to a person and a review of certain personal data issues can also be determined by this committee.


Contact information

Support officer: Liz Eaton. 01305 225113 - Email:

Postal address:
South Walks House
South Walks Road

Phone: 01305 224191