EARLY RETIREMENT/REDUNDANCY COMMITTEE

 

Minutes of a meeting held on 22nd January, 2018.

 

Present:  Councillor Mrs. R. Nugent-Finn (Chairman); Councillor V.J. Bailey (Vice-Chairman); Councillors Mrs. P. Drake, S.T. Edwards, G. John and N.C. Thomas.

 

 

617     APOLOGY FOR ABSENCE -

 

This was received from Councillor Mrs. A. Moore.

 

 

618     MINUTES -

 

RESOLVED - T H A T the minutes of the meeting held on 18th December, 2017 be approved as a correct record.

 

 

619     DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST -

 

No declarations were received.

 

 

620     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 grounds 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.

 

 

621     APPLICATION FOR FLEXIBLE EARLY RETIREMENT - T (MD) (EXEMPT INFORMATION - PARAGRAPHS 13 AND 14) -

 

Consideration was given to an application for flexible retirement in respect of one employee within the Directorate of Resources.

 

RESOLVED -

 

(1)       T H A T the flexible retirement of T. be approved in accordance with the Council’s policy, subject to no other circumstances arising in the interim whereby the employment were to be terminated for a different reason, be approved.

 

(2)       T H A T the use of the appropriate delegated powers be endorsed for T. to enable T.’s contracted hours to be reduced from 37 to 22 hours per week from 2nd April, 2018 and that the retirement of T. from the employment of the Council takes places on or before 1st April, 2020.

 

Reasons for decisions

 

(1)       To determine the flexible retirement application within the regulations and to allow for eventualities that may not be known at this time.

 

(2)       To achieve the necessary change to the employees working hours and to assist service continuity.