Venue: Spencer Room
Contact: Joanne McNally
Welcome and Evacuation Procedure
The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting and explained the fire evacuation procedure.
Declarations of Interest
any declarations of interest.
no declarations of interest received at this point in the meeting.
Following introductions, the Chair reaffirmed the procedure to be followed at the meeting, a copy of which had previously been circulated to all representatives.
The minutes of the Staff Appeals Committee meeting held on 13 December 2022 were submitted and approved as a correct record.
Exclusion of Press and Public
To consider passing a Resolution Pursuant to Section 100A (4) Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 excluding the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that if present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information falling within paragraphs 1, of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act and the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.
ORDERED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for
the following items on the grounds that, if present, there would be disclosure
to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A
of the Local Government Act 1972 and that the public interest in maintaining
the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.
Case Ref AD/06/21
The Committee considered an
appeal, case reference AD/06/21, against a Grievance outcome under the
A statement of case from
the Management Representative and the Appellant had been circulated to all
parties concerned prior to the meeting.
The Appellant presented
their case and responded to questions asked by the Management Representative
and Members of the Committee.
Representative presented the Council's case and responded to questions
asked by the Appellant and
Members of the Committee.
Following the summing up of
the cases by the Appellant and the Management Representative, the Chair
informed the Appellant and the Management Representative that the outcome
of the Committee’s decision would be confirmed in writing to the Appellant by
Both parties withdrew from
the meeting. The Legal Representative, Human Resources
Advisor and Democratic
Services Officer remained whilst the Committee determined the
ORDERED that, having given full
consideration to all of the evidence presented, the appeal
against the Grievance outcome under the Grievance Policy, would not be upheld.