Agenda and minutes

Appeals Committee - Friday 3 July 2009 10.00 am

Venue: Meeting Room 5 - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Contact: Sharon Clutterbuck 01452 425286 

No. Item


Appointment of Chairperson


It was proposed that Cllr Whelan be elected as Chairman. This was duly seconded.


Apologies for Absence


These were received from Councillors Sztymiak, V Smith and Quaile.


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To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 8 June 2005.




That the minutes of the meeting held on 8 June 2005 be approved as a correct record.


Public Questions

To answer any written public questions about matters which are within the powers and duties of the Board.


The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is

10am on Monday 29 June 2009.

To answer additional oral questions(s) put by members of the public asking written questions.

Depending on the nature of the questions asked it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive answer at the meeting, in which case a written answer will be supplied as soon as is reasonably possible after the meeting.


No public questions were received.


Members' Questions

To answer any written members’ questions.

The closing date/time for the receipt of questions is 10am on Monday 29 June 2009.


No members’ questions were received.


Appeal Committee Functions

To agree the processes to be followed for the discharge of the Committee’s functions.


Members considered a report by the Director of Law and Administration that outlined the types of appeals for which the committee had responsibility. Members were asked to consider what arrangements they would like to put in place to hear appeals. A training session had been arranged following the meeting in respect of home to school transport appeals and on 24 July for Personnel Appeals. Training would be arranged as and when necessary for other appeals.


Following a discussion it was agreed that the appeals would be heard by a panel of three; a rota would be drawn up for the remained of the year.


The Committee discussed arrangements for future appeal hearings and it was




That all appeal panels would consist of three members to hear individual appeals.