Interpretation 19.3 of single status agreement (red book)

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Dear Dumfries and Galloway Council,

Could you provide me your interpretation of "costs" section 19.3 of the single status agreement

19. REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENDITURE
19.3 Where a council requires an employee to possess a Heavy Goods Vehicle, Passenger Service Vehicle and/or other special driving licence, the council shall meet the costs.

Does the council meet the cost or reimburse for employees for :

Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC)
LGV medical
Tachograph card (driver smart card)

Yours faithfully,

craig cummings

Dumfries and Galloway Council

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Please find below the Council's response to your request 307190 which was received on 12/01/2018.

Details of request: Could you provide me your interpretation of "costs" section 19.3 of the single status agreement

19. REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENDITURE
19.3 Where a council requires an employee to possess a Heavy Goods Vehicle, Passenger Service Vehicle and/or other special driving licence, the council shall meet the costs.

Does the council meet the cost or reimburse for employees for :

Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) LGV medical Tachograph card (driver smart card)

Response:

19. REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENDITURE
19.3 Where a council requires an employee to possess a Heavy Goods Vehicle, Passenger Service Vehicle and/or other special driving licence, the council shall meet the costs.

Does the council meet the cost or reimburse for employees for :

Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) LGV medical Tachograph card (driver smart card)

Our Council pays for CPC and refreshers, DCPC and ongoing annual training, medicals are completed via our OC Health provider and Tacho cards are reimbursed when necessary for the job.

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