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Agenda item

Application for Early Release of Pension Benefits on Compassionate Grounds from a Former Employee of the Resources Service


The Committee considered a joint report of the Corporate Director of Resources and the Human Resources Manager regarding an application for the early release of pension benefits on compassionate grounds from a former employee of the Resources Service (for copy see file of Minutes).


The Committee discussed the application in line with the criteria for compassionate cases. In determining the application Members took into account the age of the former employee, their financial circumstances and the cost to the Council in granting the request.




That the application for the early release of both unreduced and reduced pension benefits on compassionate grounds, be refused (option 6(a) in the report).


Democratic Services
Durham County Council
County Hall
County Durham
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