Decision details

Determination of Requests for Early Release or Flexible Retirement (Non-Executive) ERP2079

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 ERP0279 for the flexible retirement of an employee in the Regeneration & Environment 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 service are looking into succession planning arrangements for the team

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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