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APPENDIX to the minute of meeting of the Education Committee of 23 November 1999 (Article 1(b) refers)

MINUTE of MEETING of the STAFFING SUB-COMMITTEE OF THE EDUCATION COMMITTEE held in the Town and County Hall, Forfar on Thursday 11 November 1999 at 3.45 pm.

Present: Councillors BRIAN MILNE and DAVID LUMGAIR.

Apology: An apology for absence was intimated on behalf of Councillor SHEENA WELSH.

Councillor MILNE, Convener, in the Chair.

1. EXCLUSION OF PUBLIC AND PRESS

The Sub-Committee resolved, in terms of Standing Order 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 1140/99 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) from 5 January 2000 on the grounds of the efficient exercise of the authority’s functions.