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APPENDIX I to the minute of the meeting of the Education Committee of 28 April 1998 (Article 4 refers)

MINUTE of MEETING of the TEACHERS' GRIEVANCE AND PREMATURE RETIREMENT SUB-COMMITTEE of the EDUCATION COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Tuesday 28 April 1998 AT 3.45 pm.

Present: Councillors BRIAN M C MILNE and KATHLEEN RITCHIE.

Apology: An apology for absence was intimated on behalf of Councillor GEORGE NORRIE.

Councillor MILNE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Sub-Committee resolved, in terms of Standing Order 27(2), to exclude the public and press during consideration of the following item in order to avoid the disclosure of information which was exempt in terms of Part 1 of Schedule 7A to the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (Paragraph 1).

2. TEACHERS (COMPENSATION FOR PREMATURE RETIREMENT) (SCOTLAND) REGULATIONS 1980

There was submitted Report No 426/98 by the Director of Education on a request from a teacher to be allowed to retire early for the reasons referred to in the Report.

The Sub-Committee approved the terms of the Report and agreed that the member of staff be granted premature retirement (without enhancement) on the grounds of the efficient exercise of the authority’s functions.