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Decision details

(FCS) Determination of Requests for Flexible Retirement (September 2019)

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 flexible retirement in accordance with the provisions of Appendix 9 of the Constitution (Responsibility for Functions)






Date Of Decision:



Decision Maker:

(Including Job Title)


Judith Badger

Section 151 Officer

Strategic Director of 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 a request for flexible retirement of an employee in the Adult Care Services.

Reasons for the Decision:




The employing service had considered service delivery implications and was supportive of the request as it assisted a move to a new service operating model.  The costs associated with granting the early release of pension entitlements were less than the savings generated.

Details of Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:



Where the decision is made under specific delegation from a decision making body, the names of any member of the relevant body who has declared a conflict of interest in relation to the decision and name of the body granting the specific delegation and the date when it did so:



Background Papers:




I certify that this is a true record of the decision in relation to approve the flexible retirement request from an employee in the Adult Care, Housing and Public Health directorate.


Signed by the Decision Maker                                       



Dated:            17th September 2019

Name:            Judith Badger                                                        

Job Title:      Strategic Director of Finance and Customer Services and Section 151 Officer



Publication date: 10/09/2019

Date of decision: 10/09/2019