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Personnel Appeals and Applied Conditions of Service Appeals Panel.
27 Jan 2022 - 09:30 to 16:30
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Standard Items
Please note that the information contained in this agenda is strictly confidential and is provided to you in strictest confidence in your capacity as a member of this Personnel Appeals and Applied Conditions of Service Appeals Panel. The information is for discussion at the meeting and must not be disclosed, copied or otherwise processed for any other purpose. All copies must be returned to the Clerk at the conclusion of the meeting.
Further Information
A copy of the agenda and reports for this meeting will be available for inspection prior to the meeting online at

For further information, please either email or telephone 07734358719.

Please note that pages 48 to 55 require to be magnified and will have to be viewed online and text enlarged.  If any member has problems viewing this appendix please contact Carol MacDonald on 07734358719.
Items Of Business
Apologies from members.
Councillor Strang.
Declarations of Interest
Members are asked to declare an interest in any item(s) on the agenda and to provide a brief explanation of the nature of the interest.
There  were  no  declarations  of  interest  intimated  prior  to  the  commencement  of  the meeting. 
1 Appointment of Chair
DECIDED:  That  Councillor  Paterson  chair  this  meeting  of  the  Personnel  Appeals  and Applied  Conditions  of  Service  Appeals Panel. 
The Board may by resolution exclude the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following items of business as it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, that if members of the press and public are present, there could be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraph 1 of Part I of Schedule 7A of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1973.
The  Appeals  Panel  resolved  that  the  press  and  public  be  excluded  from  the  meeting  during consideration  of  the  following  item  of  business  as  it  was  likely,  in  view  of  the  nature  of  the business  to  be  transacted,  that  if  members  of  the  press  and  public  were  present,  there would  be  disclosure  to  them  of  exempt  information  as  defined  in  paragraph  1  of  Part  I  of Schedule  7A  of  the  Local Government  (Scotland) Act  1973.   
Stage 3 Grievance Appeal.
Consideration was given to an appeal submitted by an employee of Children’s Services against the outcome of a grievance.  The appellant appeared together with S McCrossan (EIS) in relation to the appeal.  J Trainer, Head of Childcare and Criminal Justice (Children’s Services) and P Wilson, Senior HR Adviser (Finance & Resources) represented management.

The appellant and S McCrossan presented the appellant’s case.  Thereafter, the management side and members of the Panel had an opportunity to question the appellant’s side and evidence presented.

J Trainer presented the management’s case.  Thereafter, the appellant’s side and members of the panel had an opportunity to question management and evidence presented.

Both sides summed up their position and, having been advised that they would be informed of the decision in writing withdrew to allow the Panel to consider the matter and reach a decision.

DECIDED:  That the grounds of the appeal were not substantiated and that the appeal was not upheld.
Return of Reports
The reports for item 2 contain exempt information as defined by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and are therefore not available for publication.

Reports must be returned to the Clerk after the meeting for secure disposal.


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Councillor Jane Strang 
NameReason for Absence
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


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