Decision details

Appointment of Local Authority Representatives to Governing Bodies of Maintained Schools

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Education

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To advise the Cabinet Member of the current situation with regard to Local Authority vacancies on the governing bodies of Community and Voluntary Aided Schools.





The recommended appointments to fill vacancies for Local Authority governorships be agreed in line with Council Policy.


Reasons for the Decision(s):


The appointment of School governors is regulated by the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2012, as amended by the School Governance (Constitution and Federations) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and the School Governance [Miscellaneous Amendments] [England] Regulations 2015 made under sections 19 and 20 of the Education Act 2002.  


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: (including any Risk Implications)




Publication date: 01/10/2021

Date of decision: 01/10/2021

Effective from: 12/10/2021

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