Decision details

Determination of Requests for Early Release or Flexible Retirement (Non-Executive) ERP0277

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To determine requests for early release or flexible retirement in accordance with powers delegated to the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services.





Date of Decision:


26 October 2023

Decision Maker:

(Including Job Title)


Judith Badger

Section 151 Officer

Strategic Director Finance & Customer Services

Specific Delegation:

(If any)


Appendix 9 of the Constitution (Responsibility for Functions) – Delegation to the Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services to determine requests for early release and flexible retirement, in consultation with the relevant Cabinet Member

Brief Description of Decision: 

Approval was given to request ERP0277 for the flexible retirement of an employee in the Adult Care, Housing & Public Health Directorate.

Reasons for the Decision:



The Panel considered this request for flexible retirement for the individual to reduce their working hours from full-time to 22.5 hours. 


Panel approved this request as there is no cost to the Council and the team will utilise the remaining hours to combine with a part time vacancy to make it a full-time position.

Details of alternative options considered and rejected: 


Conflicts of interest declared by any Executive Member consulted by the decision maker which relates to the decision:


Dispensations Granted:

(If any)



Reports or parts of reports considered



I certify that this is a true record of the executive decision in relation to 



Signed by the Decision Maker                                    

Dated:          2nd February 2024

Name:          Judith Badger

Job Title:     Strategic Director, Finance & Customer Services, S151 Officer

Publication date: 05/02/2024

Date of decision: 26/10/2023

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