The Committee considered an appeal, case reference AD/03/18, in respect of the decision to dismiss the appellant under the Disciplinary Policy. A statement of case from the Management Representative had been circulated to all parties concerned prior to the meeting. The Management Representative presented the Council's case and responded to questions asked by the Appellant's Representativ and Members of the Committee. The Appellant's representative presented her case and responded to questions asked by the Management Representative and Members of the Committee.
Following the summing up of the cases by the Management Representative and the Appellant's Representative, both parties withdrew from the meeting.
At this point of the meeting the Human Resources Advisor asked to be excused from the meeting and requested that a suibstitute attend in her place to which the Committee agreed.
The Legal Representative, Human Resources Advisor and Democratic Services Officers remained whilst the Committee determined the appeal. The Committee invited the Management Representative, the Appellant and her Representative back to the meeting room for the announcement of the Committee's decision, details of which would be confirmed in writing to the Appellant by the Legal Services Representative.
ORDERED that, having given full consideration to all of the evidence presented, the appeal against the decision to dismiss the appellant under the Disciplinary Policy would be be upheld.