Hearings Panels are responsible for considering and making
decisions on behalf of the Authority on:
a) Appeals under
the Firefighters’ Pension Scheme and the New Firefighters’ Pension
b) Appeals on
matters that are the subject of collective negotiation;
appeals and grievance hearings as identified in the Conditions of
Service and Service Orders.
d) Allegations that
a Member has breached the Authority’s Code of Conduct
(following investigation in accordance with the Authority’s
Arrangements for Dealing with
of Conduct Complaints under the Localism Act 2011).
Hearings Panels comprise 4
Members (2 Conservative, 1 Labour and 1 Liberal Democrat) and
are convened as and when necessary..