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17Sep92 UK: REDUNDANT LOCAL AUTHORITY STAFF MAY FACE LEGAL ACTION IN MOVE TO RECOVER SETTLEMENTS.

Senior building and civil engineering staff made redundant by local authorities in the past year could face legal action to recover some of the money.But workers with smaller payoffs could escape the recovery action, which was ordered by the Court of Appeal in March.The court ruled that North Tyneside council could pay redundancy compensation higher than the figure allowed in Government regulations on council spending, setting a precedent for councils across the country.But the Audit ...

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