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APPENDIX I to the minute of meeting of the Personnel and Property Services Committee of 16 March 1999 (Article 13(b) refers)

MINUTE of MEETING of the APPEALS SUB-COMMITTEE of the PERSONNEL AND PROPERTY SERVICES COMMITTEE held in the Board Room, St James House, Forfar on Wednesday 17 February 1999 at 9.30 am.

Present: Councillors WILLIAM MIDDLETON, DAVID SELFRIDGE and WILLIAM DOIG.

Apology: An apology for absence was intimated on behalf of Councillor THOMAS I N YOUNG.

Councillor MIDDLETON, in the Chair.

1. MINUTE OF PREVIOUS MEETING

The minute of meeting of 16 September 1998 was approved as a correct record.

2. 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.

3. CONTRACT SERVICES DEPARTMENT - APPEAL AGAINST DISMISSAL

The Sub-Committee considered an appeal against dismissal, submitted by an employee of the Contract Services Department.

After hearing the submissions by Hugh Robertson, Head of Personnel & Employee Relations on behalf of the Department, and Mr Harry Anderson, on behalf of the Appellant, the Sub-Committee found that the grounds of the appeal had been substantiated and accordingly agreed that the appeal be upheld.

The parties were recalled to the meeting and advised of this decision.

Thereafter, the Sub-Committee agreed that reinstatement would take place at a future date to be determined by the Contract Services Manager.