Dorset Council - Appeals Committee

Purpose of committee

Please note: Meetings of Appeals Committee are scheduled throughout the municipal year. However the meeting will be not take place if there are no appeals to hear.


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