Terms of Reference
To deal with all matters relating to staff employed
by the Council, including determining their terms and conditions of
employment or on which they hold office.
To consider and determine applications for
discretionary pension payments
To appoint chief officers other than the Head of
To make recommendations to Council on the
appointment or dismissal of the Head of Paid Service.
To make recommendations to Council on the dismissal
of the Monitoring Officer and Chief Finance Officer.
To dismiss chief officers (other than the Head of
Paid Service, the Monitoring Officer and Chief Finance Officer) in
cases of disciplinary offence.
To decide whether to initiate an investigation, in
respect of the Head of Paid Service, which
might lead to disciplinary action.
To decide whether to suspend the Head of Paid
Service in accordance with the relevant human resources
To make recommendations to Council on any
disciplinary action to be taken against the Head of Paid
To be the remuneration committee for the pay of the
Head of Paid Service and chief officers, with authority to
determine the pay of those officers, provided that in making the
determination, the committee shall be advised by an external
To appoint the external advisor mentioned
To determine any appeal regarding disciplinary and
employment issues, in accordance with the Council’s Human