Agenda and minutes

Appeals Committee (Redundancy)
Monday, 18th July, 2011 10.00 am

Venue: Shaw Room, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL

Contact: Lori Hughes, Constitutional Services 

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

The Panel is asked to elect a Chair for the duration of the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That Councillor McLaren be appointed to Chair the meeting.

2.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received.

3.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

4.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

5.

Appeal (Redundancy) Committee Procedure pdf icon PDF 32 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  That the procedure be noted.

6.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

RESOLVED - That, in accordance with 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 contain exempt information under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

Minutes:

That, in accordance with 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 contain exempt information under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

7.

Redundancy Appeal

Minutes:

The appellant and their representative presented their case.  Mary Grainger, dismissing officer, supported by Tahira Akhtar, Human Resources Advisor to the dismissing officer, presented the case on behalf of the Authority.

 

Andy Wilson, Human Resources Advisor to the Committee, was in attendance to advise on matters of policy and procedure at the Committee.  He had not taken part in the original decision.  The Committee asked questions of both parties and both parties asked questions of each other.

 

Both parties summarised their case.  The Committee adjourned the meetings whilst deliberations took place regarding their decision.

 

RESOLVED:  That the Committee was satisfied that the correct procedure for responding to a situation in which redundancies may apply has been followed and therefore the appeal is dismissed.

 

8.

Appellant Supplemental Information

Minutes:

RESOLVED:  The Committee noted the supplementary information supplied by the Appellant.