A special council meeting last week heard evidence from chief executive Owen Watkin that Mr Jones had 'invariably demanded immediate action with express or implied threats' from staff. Officers were known to have broken down under the pressure (LGC, 6 November).
After the meeting the council said Mr Jones had used the council's typing facilities to send letters to council departments, usually by fax, putting pressure for immediate replies and disrupting the normal work of the council.
'Letters were intimidating and were abusive,' it said.
It was also decided he should only be able to enter staff offices by appointment.
The council said Mr Jones had been given an opportunity to reply to the charges at an earlier meeting of the standards committee, but he declined and sought an adjournment for at least a month.
Mr Jones was unavailable for comment.