Chesterfield Borough Council receives formal complaint after resident's conversation with mayor

Chesterfield Borough Council has confirmed it has received a formal complaint from a resident after a conversation he had with his local councillor.

Brian Cole said he telephoned Liberal Democrat Councillor Glenys Falconer who is also Chesterfield’s Mayor, regarding an issue with a tap in his council house on January 27.

Mr Cole, 72, of Church Street West, Chesterfield, said: “She asked me who I voted for at the last election and I said the Conservatives.

Chesterfield Town Hall.

“Then she said ‘why don’t you go to them for help’ and that was that.

“I was disgusted.”

Council staff repaired the tap on January 28.

The Derbyshire Times contacted Coun Falconer and Chesterfield Borough Council for comment.

A statement was issued by the council and on behalf of Coun Falconer.

The statement confirmed the council had received a formal complaint from Mr Cole in relation to a conversation which took place with Coun Glenys Falconer.

“The complaint will be assessed in line with council procedures,” the statement added.

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