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Appendix IV to the minute of meeting of the Education Committee of 24 August 1999 (Article 1(f) refers)

MINUTE of MEETING of the STAFFING SUB-COMMITTEE OF THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE held in the Committee Room, Town and County Hall, Forfar on Tuesday 24 August 1999 at 3.30 pm.

Present: Councillors BRIAN MILNE, SHEENA WELSH and DAVID LUMGAIR

Councillor MILNE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Sub-Committee resolved, in terms of Standing Order No 27(2), that the public and press be excluded during consideration of the following item so as 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 824/99 by the Director of Education concerning a request from a teacher to be allowed to retire early for the reasons referred to in the Report.

Following discussion and having considered all the circumstances, the Sub-Committee noted 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, but that it be recorded that the decision was taken on the basis that it would set no precedent in the consideration of any future similar cases.