Terms of Reference
1) To consider cases for the proposed termination of contracts of academic staff on grounds of redundancy, including cases for proposed future termination(s) of a fixed-term contract(s).
2) To consider any future change to a service, function or unit that would result in significant implications for the staff structure and might result in a redundancy or redundancies.
3) To recommend for Council approval the termination of contracts of members of academic staff on grounds on redundancy.
4) To report to Council any proposed change to a service, function or unit that, further to consultation, might result in a redundancy or redundancies.
Total Membership: Five, of whom three lay members of Council and two members of academic staff nominated by Senate
Chair: A lay member of Council, appointed in respect of each meeting
In attendance: Director of Human Resources, and other officers as required
Alternates: None permitted
Quorum: Three, of which two lay members of Council and one Senate nominee
Rules for Voting: Voting normally by a show of hands on the basis of a simple majority
Recommendations: Submitted to Council for approval or referral back to the Committee
Minutes: Submitted to Council
Terms of Reference: Amendment requires approval of four out of five members and approval by Council
Approved by Council: 23 April 2020