Agenda and minutes

Appeals Committee
Tuesday, 13th August, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: HMS Phoebe, Town Hall, Bournemouth BH2 6DY. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  Email: democratic.services@bcpcouncil.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

19.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence from Councillors.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllrs P Hilliard, M Le Poidevin and P Miles.

20.

Election of Chairman

Minutes:

RESOLVED that:-

In the Chairman and Vice-Chairman’s absence, Councillor Borthwick be elected Chairman of the Committee for the duration of the meeting.

Voting: Unanimous

21.

Declarations of Interests

Councillors are required to comply with the requirements of the Localism Act 2011 regarding disclosable pecuniary interests. Declarations received will be reported at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest made.

22.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 166 KB

To confirm and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 02/07/2019.

Minutes:

The Minutes of the Appeals Committee meeting held on 2 July 2019 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

23.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

In relation to the items of business appearing below, the

Committee is asked to consider the following resolution: -

 

‘That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the

public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business

on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt

information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 in Part I of Schedule 12A

of the Act and that the public interest in withholding the information outweighs such interest in disclosing the information’.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that: -

 

The Committee agreed to exclude the press and public for item 5 of the agenda, under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1 and 2 in Part I of Schedule 12A of the Act and that the public interest in withholding the information outweighs such interest in disclosing the information.

24.

Disciplinary Appeal Hearing

Please see non-public report at ‘5’.

Minutes:

The Committee considered an appeal against dismissal.

In considering the appeal, the Committee had regard to all the supporting information provided by the named appellant in the non-public report at ‘5’ and by the Local Authority. Supporting information included verbal submissions made by the appellant, their representative and by the Local Authority at the meeting.

 

RESOLVED that: -

The personnel appeal was not upheld. The Board agreed that the Council management had acted reasonably, and that the dismissal was an appropriate course of action.

 

The meeting was adjourned between 12:54pm and 1:32pm.

The meeting was adjourned between 2:36pm and 3:06pm.