There are three categories of designated person:
- Members of Parliament (MPs)
- any local district councillor for the district in which you live
- the designated tenant complaints panel for the council
All MPs are automatically designated persons and you can approach any or all of them. You do not have to approach a local MP but if you do, the local MPs for East Devon are:
For the East Devon Constituency:
Hugo Swire MP (Conservative)
For Tiverton and Honiton Constituency:
Neil Parish MP (Conservative)
Both can be contacted by:
Writing to: House of Commons, London, SW1 0AA
Telephoning: 0207 219 8173
Faxing: 0207 219 1895
In East Devon there are 59 district councillors. However, the council has agreed that three councillors will act as designated persons. These are:
You can approach them directly or you can contact your own local district councillor who will contact them for you.
The designated tenant complaints panel for the council has been set up by the tenant representative group and is recognised by the Housing Review Board and Housing Ombudsman.
To contact the panel please email DTCP@eastdevon.gov.uk or telephone 01395 517453.