role of the Appeals and Complaints Committee
For all employees, other than
the Chief Executive of the Council, Directors, the Monitoring
officer and S.151 Finance officer, to hear and determine appeals
and grievances on the following matters:
Dismissal on grounds of
misconduct, capability, ill-health and unfair selection of staff
for redundancy but not appeals against dismissal of employees who
fail to successfully complete their probationary period which are
heard and determined by Directors.
Grievances submitted under
Disciplinary action as defined
in conditions of employment.
Note: The Committee can only consider appeals relating
to grievances from current employees.
To determine any other appeal
against a decision made by or on behalf of the Council where
provision is made for a right of appeal.
To consider any complaint made
against the Council which has been referred to the Local Ombudsman
and which requires a determination by Members.
To make compensation payments
or provide other benefits in cases of maladministration up to the
value of £10,000.
The full terms of reference for
this committee can be read