EARLY RETIREMENT / REDUNDANCY COMMITTEE
Minutes of a meeting held on 23rd November, 2015.
Present: Councillor S.C. Egan (Chairman); Councillor Mrs. P. Drake (Vice-Chairman); Councillors P.J. Clarke, G. John, Mrs. M. Kelly Owen and Mrs. A. Moore.
APOLOGY FOR ABSENCE –
This was received from Councillor H.J.W. James.
RESOLVED – T H A T the minutes of the meeting held on 2nd November, 2015 be approved as a correct record.
DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST –
No declarations were received.
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 items of business on the ground that they involve 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.
DETERMINATION OF REDUNDANCY / EARLY RETIREMENT – B, C, H AND P (HSRS) (EXEMPT INFORMATION – PARAGRAPHS 12, 13 AND 14) –
Consideration was given to four applications for early retirement on the grounds of redundancy in respect of four employees within the Council’s Environment and Housing Directorate.
(1) T H A T the application in respect of B be approved on the basis of Scheme D of the Council’s Discretionary Redundancy Policy (as set out in Appendix A) and within the financial parameters set out in Appendix B to the report.
(2) T H A T the applications in respect of C and H be approved in accordance with Scheme C of Bridgend Council’s Discretionary Scheme (as set out in Appendix C) and within the financial parameters set out in Appendices D and E of the report.
(3) T H A T the application in respect of P be approved in accordance with the redundancy provisions set out in Cardiff Council’s Discretionary Scheme (as set out in Appendix F) and in accordance with the financial parameters set out in Appendix G to the report.
(4) T H A T the applications set out in Resolutions (2) and (3) above be approved in accordance with the authority provided by Council on 4th March, 2015.
Reason for decisions
(1-4) To support the Council in achieving the financial efficiencies and organisational changes necessary to maintain sustainable service delivery.