You can use this form to let us know if:
- you are unhappy about something we have done or not done
- we have failed to provide a service or to your satisfaction
- we have not followed correct procedures
What you can't complain about using this form
There are some things we can't deal with through our complaints handling procedure.
We have included links to direct you to further information on how to follow up your enquiry:
- Claiming compensation
- Complaints concerning Councillors
- Planning applications that are still being considered
- Actions of your neighbour(s) in local authority housing because of noise or anti-social behaviour
- Areas that are covered by a right of appeal e.g.
Contact our Customer Service Centre
Our Customer Service Advisors are available to log a complaint on your behalf Monday to Friday from 8.45 am to 5.00 pm.
- Email email@example.com
- Telephone the Customer Service Centre on 01738 475000
- Write to the Customer Service Centre, Perth & Kinross Council, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD
When complaining, tell us
- Your full name and address
- As much as you can about the complaint
- What has gone wrong
- How you want us to resolve the matter.
We value all customer feedback and use it to help us improve our services.
If your complaint relates to a care service we provide through our social work services, you can choose whether to complain to us or the Care Inspectorate:
Tel: 0345 600 9527
Council housing complaints
If you are a tenant of the Council and you are unhappy about the services you receive or have issues about the way we are operating, you can use the above complaints procedure to report your concerns. If you feel that our response to your complaint is unsatisfactory you can report this to the Scottish Housing Regulator.
Additional Support for Learning - Resolving disagreements
The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 (as amended) introduced ways of resolving disagreements where a child or young person has additional support needs. These include discussions with the school/nursery, independent mediation, applying for dispute resolution or making a referral to the Additional Support Needs Tribunals for Scotland.
How we deal with complaints
We will always tell you who is dealing with your complaint. We deal with complaints in two ways:
|Stage 1 - Frontline Resolution (FLR)
We aim to resolve complaints as quickly as possible. This could mean an on-the-spot apology or explanation if something has clearly gone wrong, and action to resolve the problem within five working days unless there are exceptional circumstances.
Where we can't resolve your concern at this point, or if you are unhappy with the outcome of our action, of if we consider the matter is serious or complex, we will handle your concern as an investigation as the next stage in our process.
|Stage 2 - Investigation
Stage 2 deals with complaints that have not been resolved at Stage 1 and those that are serious or complex and require detailed investigation. An Investigating Officer will be allocated to your complaint and will discuss your complaint details and the expected outcomes with you.
We will acknowledge your stage 2 complaint within three working days and respond within 20 working days, or where this is not possible, we will agree revised timescales with you and keep you updated on progress.