EARLY RETIREMENT / REDUNDANCY COMMITTEE
Minutes of a meeting held on 29th February, 2016.
Present: Councillor S.C. Egan (Chairman); Councillor Mrs. P. Drake (Vice-Chairman); Councillors P.J. Clarke, H.J.W. James, G. John and Mrs. A. Moore.
869 MINUTES –
RESOLVED – T H A T the minutes of the meeting held on 25th January, 2016 be approved as a correct record.
870 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST –
No declarations were received.
871 EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC –
RESOLVED – T H A T under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 4 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Act, the relevant paragraphs of the Schedule being referred to in brackets after the minute heading.
872 DETERMINATION OF REDUNDANCY / EARLY RETIREMENT – E AND L (HSRS) (EXEMPT INFORMATION – PARAGRAPH 12, 13 AND 14) –
Consideration was given to applications in respect of the above employees for early retirement on the grounds of redundancy.
(1) T H A T it be noted that the application in respect of E had been withdrawn.
(2) T H A T the application in respect of L be approved in accordance with the redundancy provisions set out in Cardiff Council’s Discretionary Scheme with effect from 23rd May, 2016 and in accordance with the financial parameters set out in Appendix D to the report.
(3) T H A T the application in respect of Resolution (2) above be approved in accordance with the authority provided by Council on 4th March, 2015 and subject to no suitable alternative employment opportunities being subsequently secured for the employee during the notice period.
Reason for decisions
(1-3) To support the Council in achieving the financial efficiencies and organisational changes necessary to maintain sustainable service delivery.