Committee details

Independent Panel

Purpose of committee

The Independent Panel shall consist of 2 independent persons appointed under s.27(7) of the Localism Act 2011.  The Panel has the following duties:


(a)          to consider reports recommending dismissal made by the Independent Investigator and the Chief Officers’ Employment Panel in accordance with the disciplinary procedure applying to the Head of Paid Service, Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer;


(b)          to prepare a report to Council stating whether it agrees or disagrees with the recommendation to dismiss, including its reasons.



Contact information

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