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Local governing bodies: membership, powers and effectiveness

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Last updated on 29 July 2016
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What is the role and membership of a local governing body? We look at the constitution of local governing bodies, their delegated responsibilities and relationship with the board. We also examine how local governing bodies can be effective within a MAT, and link to examples of terms of reference.

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  1. 1 Local governing bodies: membership and delegated powers
  2. 2 How can local governing bodies be used effectively within a MAT?
  3. 3 What happens if a local governing body disagrees with a board decision?
  4. 4 Case study: strategic governing bodies

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