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Taunton, Somerset, TA1 1SH

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Email: info@swcouncils.gov.uk

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Training and Events

Many of our courses can be adapted for in-house delivery and can be specifically tailored to meet individual needs.

Sometimes due to reasons beyond our control a course has to be cancelled or postponed.  We will advise nominating officers and applicants immediately of such a decision.  Please note in exceptional circumstances we may have to make changes at short notice to the content (to reflect changes in legislation, current thinking or topical issues), timing, speakers and/or venue.

South West Councils, Dennett House, 11 Middle Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1SH, Learning and Transformation Administration Team: 01823 270101


Elected Members Appeal training



Course Duration:

1 day


This course is for delivery on an in-house basis - see content described below.


This one day event is for any Councillor who may need to sit on an Appeal Panel


To provide a practical guide to sitting on an Appeal Panel and your role within it


  • Legislative framework including key case law
  • Procedures in relation to appeals against:
    • Disciplinary action - conduct and capability
    • Outcome of a grievance
    • Selection for redundancy
    • Dismissal for some other substantial reason
  • Appeal process
  • Making the decision
  • Implications of the decision
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Course Administrator:

training@swcouncils.gov.uk or call 01823 270101

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Member Organisations:  £POA
Non-Member Organisations:  £POA

(All prices subject to VAT)


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