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APPENDIX I to the minute of the meeting of the Education Committee of 21 January 1997 (Article  6(a) 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 Thursday 19 December 1996 at 3.30 pm.

Present: Councillors BRIAN M C MILNE, WALLIE LEASK and GEORGE NORRIE.

Councillor MILNE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Sub-Committee resolved to exclude the public and press during consideration of the following matter 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 935/96 by the Director of Education on requests by two teachers 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 two members of staff be granted premature retirement on the grounds of the efficient exercise of the authority’s functions.